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The Becoming of the A-Rod

August TeaserAlexander Emmanuel Rodriguez, popularly known by his nickname, the A-rod, is a profes-sional baseball league player who stands at third. In the MLB, Rodriguez plays for the New York Yankees and has always been in the news for both is on-field as well as off-field activities. The third base man is now 38 years of age...

Jim ThomeQuiet Greatness
an article from SportsonEarth.com

Jim Thome's legacy is one of quiet, slow-burning appreciation. More fans will recognize his accomplishments when the Hall of Fame eventually gives him the spotlight he deserves -- but until then, you won't catch him being bothered by the lack of attention.

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Three's a CrowdThree's a Crowd
an article from SportsonEarth.com

The Hall of Fame elected three players in 2014. But that may have been the bare minimum, considering there were many other viable candidates -- including two were arguably the best at their position in baseball history. What does it mean for the future?

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Josh GibsonVote for your favorite 500, 600, 700 or Honorary 800 HRC

We're updating our members' pages by adding live video of their 500th home run. Vote for your favorite 500, 600, 700 or Honorary 800 HRC member now. A new winner voted in each month. To view the video go to the member's link at the bottom of their page.

Josh Gibson, Honorary 800 HRC member won this month's poll. Thanks for voting!


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Barry BondsBest of All Time
an article from SportsonEarth.com

If you are a fan of the Oakland A's, you might dislike Mike Trout. He's very good, so there's that, and he plays for a direct competitor in your division. But the strange thing is, in Trout's brief and brilliant career, he hasn't done all that much against the A's.

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Milestone Video Winner

Josh GibsonJosh Gibson

June's Home Run Milestone winner is Honorary 800 HRC member Josh Gibson.

Josh Gibson played in the 30's and 40's, this is likely why it was impossible to find a home run video for him. But the MLB provides a biography video. 

Gibson played for the best Negro Leagues during his career. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame 1972. Sadly, he died a few short months before Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier.

For more information on Josh Gibson visit his member's page here.

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Member HR Milestone Video Poll 07/01/2014
 

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