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A look into the thought process behind MLB's surge of long-term contracts

A look into the thought process behind MLB's surge of long-term contracts

This is the era of long-term contracts in baseball. Counting contracts that started with the 2019 season, 13 different players currently have deals that are at least 10 years in length.

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New York Yankees captains: Aaron Judge could join elite company after massive 9-year contract

New York Yankees captains: Aaron Judge could join elite company after massive 9-year contract

The Yankees accomplished their No. 1 goal this offseason on Wednesday, agreeing to sign outfielder Aaron Judge to a nine-year, $360 million contract a historic 2022 in which he became the first player since Barry Bonds to hit 60 home runs and broke Roger Maris' Yankees record with 62 at season’s end.

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TSN Archives: Babe Ruth, a “bust”? (Nov. 16, 1922, issue)

TSN Archives: Babe Ruth, a “bust”? (Nov. 16, 1922, issue)

Babe Ruth returned in November 1922 from a baseball barnstorming trip, described in The Sporting News as a “frosty tour of the sticks,” chastened by the relatively light attendance he drew.

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The 11 most intriguing MLB trade candidates this offseason, from Rhys Hoskins to, yes, Shohei Ohtani

The 11 most intriguing MLB trade candidates this offseason, from Rhys Hoskins to, yes, Shohei Ohtani

Much of the attention early this offseason has focused on the stellar crop of free agents — pretty much everyone saw Trea Turner’s Jon Hamm-narrated sizzle reel — but there are a lot of high-impact players who could be moved by the time Opening Day rolls around, too.

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World Series trophy, explained: Value, size & more facts about MLB's Commissioner's Trophy

World Series trophy, explained: Value, size & more facts about MLB's Commissioner's Trophy

The Commissioner’s Trophy is in the building. It’s just waiting for its moment. Baseball’s World Series trophy is one of the most recognizable pieces of hardware in sports. Adorned with its circle of flagpoles and a glowing exterior, it is not only one of the easiest to hold in sports, but also one of the most aesthetically pleasing.

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