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1975 World Series Game 6 "The greatest game ever played"

On October 21st, 1975, one of the most memorable games in all of sports was taken place in Boston at Fenway Park. The Cincinnati Reds who swept the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NLCS were looking for their first World Series title since 1940 in which they made it to the World Series in 1970 and 1972 but lost. 335 more words


Rick Stowe and Ken Griffey Jr. Share a Common Connection

Rick Stowe is the home team clubhouse manager for the Cincinnati Reds.  He was working for the Red at the time Ken Griffey Jr. was playing for the Reds. 65 more words

Baseball Father

The HoME 100: #70–61

We pick up our latest HoME 100 entry this week at #80. Go back and check out #100–91, #90–81, and # 1,744 more words

Mike Mussina

Thomas Boswell's ignorance

Thomas Boswell was pissed. It was the spring of 1999, and the Sporting News had just released its list of the top 100 baseball players of all time. 510 more words

Oscar Charleston

Junior and A-Rod: A Contrast in Careers

This week, the Seattle Mariners retired the number 24 worn by their star outfielder and newly-minted Hall of Famer Ken Griffey, Jr. Meanwhile, the New York Yankees held a news conference to announce the retirement of Alex Rodriguez. 568 more words


Ken Griffey, Jr. Number Retirement Ceremony (Photos)

On Friday night, the Mariners celebrated one of their greatest players with a grand party. All hands were on deck to retire Ken Griffey, Jr. 382 more words


Baseball's Hall of Fame

The story of sports is the story of redemption. It’s the story of perseverance. It’s a story of the human condition, of life — filled with moments of tribulation and triumph, the ebbs and flows between each. 1,281 more words