Miller: What baseball in 2018 will be remembered for forever

From Sam Miller at on December 27, 2018:

What you know about 1918: the flu pandemic, the end of World War I, and the Boston Red Sox winning their final World Series of the century.

The last one wouldn’t have seemed historic to the average human in 1918. It came to mean something only with distance and subsequent events/non-events. So it is with some humility that we embark on the quest to identify that one thing from the 2018 baseball season our great-great-grandchildren will know about.

We use as our guide The Definitive Guide to What Gets Remembered, our survey of the past century’s most resilient baseball, from Merkle’s Boner to Mays’ catch to the Mitchell report. That guide gives us the seven categories of not-forgotten things past to organize our search.

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Originally published: December 27, 2018. Last Updated: December 27, 2018.