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Ted WilliamsAnother Unbreakable Record: Keeler's 45-Game Hitting Streak
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The Games’ Funniest Characters
Papi, Thome, and Gwynn - Are They the Next A-Rods?
The Splendid Splinter
ARod and Many and Ted
Rocket's Amazing Recovery
Giambi - Slap on the Wrist or Pat on the Fanny?
Linda Cropp Makes Sense; So Does Baseball in Washington
Also: A Rose by Any Other Name Would Still Be Thorny
Baseball's Drugstore  / Don't Blame the Babe / Steriod Cheaters

Articles by Harvey Frommer Casey Stengel: You Could Look Him Up Yaz / Yaz Part 2 Johnny Pesky Jake Ruppert Carl Beane: "The Voice" of the Boston Red Sox Will Be Missed of '41: Joe DiMaggio's Epic 56-Game Hitting Streak Remembered Bucky Dent Home Run Bobby Thompson DiMaggio Joe Remains a Scapegoat Willie Keeler About Jackie Robinson: An Experience at Once Moving, Poignant, Inspirational / Jackie Robinson / Jackie Robinson Remembered 2009 / Remembering Jackie Robinson Greenberg Gehrig "Big Train" Walter Johnson Yankee Clipper: Joe DiMaggio Wee Reese was no Pee Wee Nolan Ryan Express Mays is 70 / Willie Mays Is 80 Ruth Koufax Mattingly Mantle McCarthy Ruffing Pennock Bobby Murcer COW! Remembering Phil Rizzuto Ruth & Lou Gehrig: "Great American Home Run Derby" Ruth Passes Yankee Stadium"Lucky Lindy" and the '27 Yankees's in a Yankee Nickname? Bob Sheppard Tommy Henrich Ryan - -The Way to Go!

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Ty CobbDid Ty Cobb Once Kill A Man?
How Racist Was Ty?
Did Leo Durocher Once Give Ty Cobb the Hip?
Did All of Ty Cobb's Team Mates Hate Him?
Did Ty Cobb Once Fix a Game?
Ty Cobb's Friends: 82 Liked Him, 36 Claimed Ty Played Clean
Dates Ty Cobb's Supporters Died
Ty Cobb's Power Case
Ty Cobb As A Manager
Cobb's World Series Performance and Comparisons
Cobb's Masterpiece Career
Ruth and Wagner Supporters (spreadsheet)

Assessing Ty Cobb as The Greatest All-Around Baseball Player Who Ever Lived
PART I - What They Actually Said:  The Historical Testimony of the Witnesses
PART II - Article Excerpts and Analysis
PART III - Facts and Figures, Player Comparisons

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