Terence Moore has covered a variety of sports for more than three decades and contributes columns to MLB.com.
|After Jackie Robinson retired following the 1956 season as the man who broke baseball's color barrier, he sought to push the game toward diversity beyond just the playing field. Hank Aaron has spent his life trying to continue Robinson's legacy.
More»Jackie Robinson's legacy to be celebrated April 15|
|This felt so much like April 8, 1974, when the world changed forever regarding the most significant number in sports. First, just as it was 40 years ago, an Atlanta Major League ballpark was packed Tuesday night. Not only that, the man of the moment back then returned for this occasion, and he was smothered again with the same kind of love: Endless cheers from teary-eyed folks on their feet for the longest time to honor baseball royalty.
More»40th anniversary of Aaron's 715th home run celebrated|
|You can't celebrate the essence of Henry Louis "Hank" Aaron enough, but those who run the Braves will give it a splendid try. In fact, they've already begun. And Aaron deserves a centuries-long celebration.
More» Hammerin' Hank Aaron Hits HR No. 715|
|Predictions for the 2014 season include the Yankees winning it all, some surprising Wild Card winners and more.
More» Fans give Jeter warm ovation in first AB|
|Stan Kasten is peerless at his craft, not only in the Major Leagues, but in professional sports, and I'm talking about the history of professional sports.
|Babe Ruth. Kenesaw Mountain Landis. Jackie Robinson. You can make the case that, when it comes to the most influential persons in baseball history, those are the only folks who rank higher than Curt Flood. So I'll make that case.
More» Cards take early lead on Flood's single|
|Regardless of whether we're talking about a pitcher getting whacked by a batted ball in the head, the face or no place at all, these growing number of mound-related injuries should send a message to Aroldis Chapman and to others around the Major Leagues: Just wear the new caps and let The Powers That Be take care of the cosmetics over time.
More» Chapman struck by liner, leaves on stretcher|
|One moment, the Braves had one of the most impressive starting pitching rotations in the Major Leagues. Now ... well, with Kris Medlen out for 2014 and Brandon Beachy potential joining him, this isn't pretty.
More»Bowman reports Medlen may need second surgery|
|There are so many reasons folks need to enjoy R.A. Dickey while he lasts as a pitcher in the Major Leagues, but don't worry, he could be around a while.
More» R.A. Dickey tosses five scoreless innings|
|When looking at other sports, baseball's expanded replay shouldn't be cause for concern from fans.
More»Bochy on MLB's new rule for home-plate collisions|
|Former Reds All-Star George Foster was in left field during Carlton Fisk's iconic game-winning homer in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series. He picked up the ball and later gave it away to a friend. It will likely be auctioned for six figures in April.
More» Fisk forces Game 7 with walk-off homer|
|Essentially, Russell Wilson said this week in Surprise, Ariz., where he exchanged his helmet and shoulder pads of the Seattle Seahawks for the cap and sanitary hose of the Texas Rangers, that he wouldn't mind becoming "Russell" someday, as in "Deion" and "Bo."
More»Russell Wilson makes an impression on the Rangers|
|Wise men have called baseball our national pastime forever, and they've done so for good reason. So it only makes since that the beginning of each season be celebrated appropriately.
More»Ozzie Smith on making Opening Day a national holiday|
|Once billed as the "Eighth Wonder of the World," the Astrodome would likely have already been demolished if not for the efforts of Houston groups who helped to get the Astros' former home added to the National Register of Historic Places.
More» Astros clinch divison in last Astrodome game|
|I guess baseball's new guidelines on home-plate collisions won't hit some of us like a line drive to the gut after all. As the World's Biggest Baseball Traditionalist, I still don't like it, but I feel better since those in charge of such things dropped the nuclear approach -- with a shove from two powerful entities ... the MLB Players Association and common sense.
More»Justice, Ringolsby on home-plate collision rule|
|Thanks to the stroke of a pen, Freddie Freeman isn't going anywhere soon. Neither is Craig Kimbrel. And they both should get used to having Julio Teheran around. The same goes for Jason Heyward. Not only that, when Andrelton Simmons gets his huge payday before long, the Braves will have their core players for a while. Where did those running the Braves get such wisdom?
More»Wren discusses Kimbrel's four-year contract|
|With only Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig clearly above him, you could argue that No. 2 belongs in the No. 3 spot.
More»Justice looks back at Jeter's storied career|
|With stars from football and basketball dreaming about baseball, it's easy to see why the sport remains our national pastime.
More»Wilson explains how baseball helped him with football|
|In baseball or elsewhere, there's no one quite like Bob Uecker. The beloved Brewers announcer has brought a smile to the face of all who have listened. For sports fans -- die-hard or casual -- nothing produces more joy out of nowhere than Uecker.
More»Brewers unveil Bob Uecker statue outside Miller Park|
|Suddenly, courtesy of his signature on a contract worth a team-record $135 million over eight years, Freddie Freeman is the designated Hank Aaron, Dale Murphy and Chipper Jones for this generation of Braves. Let that sink in.
More» Freeman strong option at first with more pop|