John Thorn

Baseball historian

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Editor of Total Baseball: The Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball and author of Glory Days: New York Baseball, 1947-57

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The  Colorado Rockies  won 21 of their last 22 games this year, one of the hottest season-ending streaks in the history of baseball.

Curses, Miracles and the World Series

The Colorado Rockies won 21 of their last 22 games this year, one of the hottest season-ending streaks in the history of baseball.

from To the Point

Major League Baseball's  All-Star  game will held
tonight in San Francisco, and  Barry Bonds  of the Giants will be on the field,
just four home runs away from  Hank Aaron 's record.…

Baseball's All Star Game and the So-What Factor

Major League Baseball's All-Star game will held tonight in San Francisco, and Barry Bonds of the Giants will be on the field, just four home runs away from Hank Aaron 's record.…

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