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'Not Exactly Cooperstown' Celebrates Baseball's Rebels and Renegades

Peter Dreier | Posted 04.15.2014 | Sports
Peter Dreier

Based in Pasadena, the Baseball Reliquary includes a research archive, a traveling museum, and the Shrine of the Eternals, the organization's alternative to baseball's official Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.

The Legacy of Ball Four

Ron Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Ron Kaplan

Once upon a time athletes were idolized on a level reserved for presidents, war heroes, and explorers. Today, with the advent of reality TV and gossip-mongering magazines, it seems there's little use for "nice" stories.

Mickey Mantle Used Performance Enhancing Drugs

Brandon Perkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brandon Perkins

Try seeing the seams on a curveball through whiskey-stained and squinting eyes or a debilitating hangover headache. Greenies enhanced a player's ability to play. Period.