A large American flag is unfurled on the outfield by SUNY Maritime Academy cadets as the Yankees and Devil Rays are joined by members of the New York City Fire Department, EMS and Police Department during ceremonies honoring the victims of the World Trade Center terrorist attack. (COURTESY OF MLB.COM)

September 25, 2001: Yankees return to Yankee Stadium after 9/11

“We hadn’t been to a game all year, and we felt it was important…
Corky Miller (THE TOPPS COMPANY)

September 27, 2001: Birth of a Reds’ folk hero: Corky Miller steals home

By the time Corky Miller had been three weeks in the major leagues,…

October 4, 2001: Mariners crush Rangers, 16-1, tie AL record with 114th win

Despite the Seattle Mariners having made three playoff appearances…
Barry Bonds (TRADING CARD DB)

October 5, 2001: Barry Bonds hits 71st home run to set new single-season record

There were plenty of storylines entering this intrastate battle…
Cal Ripken Jr. (TRADING CARD DB)

October 6, 2001: Orioles say goodbye to Cal Ripken Jr.

The moment had been coming for a while. No one wanted it to arrive,…

October 6, 2001: Cubs’ Roosevelt Brown has his moment in the limelight

“A Cub hits two home runs and drives in seven runs — but…

October 7, 2001: Rickey Henderson records 3,000th hit in Tony Gwynn’s final game

Americans will always remember 2001 for the terrorist attacks…

October 30, 2001: Clemens closes the door on Diamondbacks in Game 3

The New York Yankees could be excused for their anemic batting…

October 31, 2001: Jeter becomes Mr. November

On Halloween night, the New York Yankees stared at a hole they…

November 1, 2001: Scott Brosius deja vu in the Bronx

Arizona manager Bob Brenly handled the questions about his decisions…
Jeff DaVanon (TRADING CARD DB)

April 30, 2002: Hell’s Angels: Anaheim blasts 22 hits, 21 runs at Cleveland

The 2002 edition of the Anaheim Angels had some top-of-the-line…

May 2, 2002: Mike Cameron hits four homers in one game

Mike Cameron and the Seattle Mariners hoped to salvage a win…