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The Eephus: A David and Goliath Story

One day in June of 1998, Bob Tewksbury defeated Mark McGwire with one of baseball’s most obscure pitches, the eephus. The elusive eephus pitch is one of baseball’s most effective pitches. According to many, the eephus was invented by Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Rip Sewell way back in the 1930’s. Advertisements

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Baseball Odyssey: Uncovering Babe Ruth’s Lost Home Run

For one week in 1969, a team of researchers uncovered Babe Ruth’s lost home run and MLB officially recognized 715 as Ruth’s career total. It has since been reverted back to 714. David Neft is an American pioneer best known for gathering a team of researchers to create the first Continue Reading