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Pete Rose, The St. Louis Cardinals and the Need for Consistent MLB Ethics Policies

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.28.2015 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The newest revelations about Pete Rose betting on baseball, something that had long been suspected is a sad coda to a sad story about one of baseball's all time greats. Rose's efforts to finally make it to the Hall of Fame had been getting some traction earlier in the year, but that has changed now.

6 Things You Didn't Know About Bobby Thomson's Home Run & The 1951 Giants

John Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
John Leo

2010-08-19-Screenshot20100819at8.51.45AM.pngThomson's heroics may have depended on the absence of injured catcher Roy Campanella from the Dodger lineup.

Today's Front Pages: August 18

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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Man Who Hit 'Shot Heard 'Round The World' Dead

AP/Huffington Post | BEN WALKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Bobby Thomson, whose "Shot Heard 'Round the World" in 1951 has echoed through baseball history as perhaps the game's most famous home...

Phillies Stealing Signs: Say it Ain't so

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

The Phillies have been accused of cheating by stealing the signs of the opposing catcher using binoculars from the bullpen. Could this possibly be true? Is it time to bring back George Mitchell from the Middle East to do another investigation?