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This Week In Baseball History

Mar 2, 2023

Pie Traynor was widely regarded in his time, and for long after it, as the best third baseman in baseball history and earned the honor, 75 years ago this week, of being the first third baseman elected to Cooperstown by the BBWAA. Yet, today he is largely forgotten and mocked as one of the least deserving members of the Hall of Fame. Why? What are we missing? Mike and Bill look back at a remarkably consistent career to try and figure it out.

Plus, happy birthday to Kelly Gruber and Johnny Blanchard!