Tim Kurkjian Senior Writer
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Tim Kurkjian is a senior writer for ESPN.

26 Articles
4 days ago
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Kurkjian: Remembering Gaylord Perry, a legendary MLB character

Perry is often best remembered for throwing a spitball, which to some, made him an overrated pitcher. More likely, mo...

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about 1 month ago
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Kurkjian: Bring on the World Series! Why we're so excited for the final round

A new round, new stars and the best day in baseball history -- ahead of the World Series, here's what we've already s...

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6 months ago
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Tim Kurkjian: This Lou Gehrig Day, my brother -- and best friend -- is living with ALS

As MLB pays tribute to the Yankees legend, I know someday I will lose someone dear to me to the disease that took the...

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8 months ago
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A little less 'magic': What we'll lose forever as pitchers stop hitting

It's progress, yes, but the universal DH will deprive us of some strange stats and hilarious tales. Tim Kurkjian shar...

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about 1 year ago
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Mays' NFT to feature diploma, benefit foundation

Willie Mays' diploma is being made public for the first time in the 90-year-old's first NFT (nonfungible token), whic...

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about 1 year ago
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September in MLB brings the All-Beverage Team, Siri vs. Alexy and a 3-2-5-4-2-8-6 double play

Seth Beer's home run in his first major league at-bat helped inspire one of the three All-Time teams in this month's ...

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about 1 year ago
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The Flip: An oral history of Derek Jeter's greatest, most debated play

Was Giambi really out? How did Jeter get there? Twenty years later, the players and coaches involved recall the new H...

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over 1 year ago
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August brings sibling rivalry, a 33-6-3(!) play and the kind of no-hitter no pitcher wants

Who won the battle of the Nola brothers? Will Mad Max ever get a hit? Here are this month's MLB Quirkjians.

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over 1 year ago
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Little League World Series players say the darndest things

A kid named Harrison Ford? Charlie Chaplin's great-great-grandson? A player who hits 380-foot dingers? Every year, th...

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over 1 year ago
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Why the Little League World Series is 'all that is good about baseball'

Tim Kurkjian shares stories of humor and magic from his years covering an event unlike any other.

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over 1 year ago
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Kurkjian: July brings revenge homers, dueling grand slams and a Zack (or Zach or Zac) attack

This month's Quirkjians prove deadline deals can come back to bite you -- sometimes much sooner than you'd think.

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over 1 year ago
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'All your baseball cards came to life': The night, 50 years ago, when 22 Hall of Famers played in...

In 1971, in Detroit, the best of the best gathered. There were 22 Hall of Famers, 17 MVPs and seven Cy Young winners....

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