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With a bow or a broken bat, Bo Jackson did things nobody had ever seen

Bo Jackson ran up a wall. He homered in his first at-bat after hip replacement surgery. Those are just a few of the stories that make up the legend of Bo.

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Kurkjian's best Bo Jackson baseball stories

On April 9, 1993, Bo Jackson hit a home run in his first game with an artificial hip, which got Tim Kurkjian thinking about some of his most memorable Jackson baseball stories.



'We're all just trying to help each other': How video games are bringing MLB players and fans together

With the routine of baseball broken by a global pandemic, MLB stars have turned to livestreaming on Twitch, building unique relationships with their fans.

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Twins pitcher May has hilarious reactions to video games



Could MLB start in Arizona ... in May? Answering the big questions

The possibility of playing the 2020 season in the desert has the baseball world buzzing. Here's what we know (and don't know).

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Why Stephen A. thinks MLB's plan to start the season is implausible


Sources: MLB, players eye May return in Arizona

Major League Baseball and its players are eyeing a plan that could allow them to start the season as early as May.

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    Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Don Van Natta Jr. explores and connects the lifetime baseball bans of "Shoeless" Joe Jackson and Pete Rose. Stream now on ESPN+