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The Greatest World Series Never Played

October 17, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Murderer’s Row and the Gashouse Gang. The M&M Boys and El Birdos. The New York Yankees and St. Louis Cardinals have fielded some of the greatest and most colorful teams in World Series history. Five times they’ve collided in the Fall Classic; twice their Series went the full seven games. Their meetings have been rare […]

October ’72

June 22, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

The Mustache Gang, the Big Red Machine and the World Series that climaxed one of baseball’s most memorable seasons (Following is an excerpt of Ed Gruver’s latest book, October ’72.) Reggie Jackson loved to hit a baseball. In the spring of 1972, the star right fielder for the reigning American League Western Division champion Oakland […]