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Last World Series no-hitter: Remembering Don Larsen's perfect game in 1956 (TSN Archives)

Last World Series no-hitter: Remembering Don Larsen's perfect game in 1956 (TSN Archives)

Let’s get this straight: The Astros' combined no-hitter against the Phillies is one hell of an accomplishment. How else to describe only the second no-hitter in World Series history, dating back to 1903?

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TSN Archives: Willie Mays named Player of the Decade for 1960s (Jan. 17, 1970, issue)

TSN Archives: Willie Mays named Player of the Decade for 1960s (Jan. 17, 1970, issue)

This story, by Bay Area baseball writer and Willie Mays biographer Charles Einstein, first appeared in the Jan. 17, 1970, issue of The Sporting News under the headline, “Best of Decade: One and Only Mays”, naming Willie Mays TSN’s player of the decade for the 1960s.

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Baseball, Vin Scully and The Sporting News, intertwined since the 1950s

Baseball, Vin Scully and The Sporting News, intertwined since the 1950s

Imagine this: Thirty-six years ago, Vin Scully mused about his death in The Sporting News. Scully, who died Tuesday at 94, said: “Being Irish, being Catholic, from the first day I can remember, I was told about death.

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TSN Archives: 58 stories across 100 years of Mount Rushmore athletes

TSN Archives: 58 stories across 100 years of Mount Rushmore athletes

The discussion in New Orleans ahead of a college football national championship — as discussions like this can among wordsmiths and golden throats — started over beers, maybe a Crown-and-Coke or three.

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