July 18, 2001: Astros’ Bagwell hits for the cycle in 28-run slugfest

The 2001 All-Star Game featured the game’s best hitters and…

July 28, 2001: Brian Giles's grand slam caps off Pirates' unforgettable comeback

As 32,977 patrons filed into PNC Park on Saturday, July 28, 2001,…

August 5, 2001: Cleveland overcomes 12-run deficit to beat Mariners

Perhaps the greatest story line during the 2001 season was…
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August 17, 2001: José Rijo returns to the Reds

Going into a night game on Friday, August 17, 2001, the Cincinnati…

September 2, 2001: A near-perfect storm for Yankees' Mike Mussina

“It was supposed to happen.” — Yankees manager Joe Torre1 It…
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September 17, 2001: Mets win in their first game back after 9/11

“You could see the skyline without the towers. You could see…
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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…
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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 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…

May 2, 2002: Mike Cameron Hits Four Homers in One Game

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

May 23, 2002: Shawn Green hits four home runs, sets record with 19 total bases

On May 23, 2002, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Shawn Green had a…

July 9, 2002: All-Star Game ends in a historic tie

At a press conference on Monday, July 8 — the day before the…

August 9, 2002: Bartolo Colón records his first multi-hit game

Montreal Expos general manager Omar Minaya had shocked the baseball…