The 1995 baseball season isn't over yet,...

THE BALTIMORE SUN

The 1995 baseball season isn't over yet, but it's never too early to look back on the big stories of 1996. Here's a review of the season that will be -- and the chances that you'll actually be following these stories same time next year. And remember, you read it here first.

Stories ... ... ... ... ... Comments

Ken Griffey -- DOWN -- .. .. He breaks Roger Maris' single-season home run record of 62 -- but does it in Japan after signing for $12 million.

Greg Maddux -- DOWN -- .. .. Cy Young perennial is traded to the Rockies and breaks Bob Gibson's modern-day ERA record of 1.12. Hits 10 homers, too.

Red Sox -- DOWN -- ... .. .. Defending world champions sell Mo Vaughn to Yankees to finance construction of a new ballpark in Boston.

Albert Belle -- EVEN -- ... Albert Belle wins the Triple Crown, the World Series and the lottery but still refuses to smile.

Eddie Murray -- EVEN -- ... Murray hits his 500th major-league homer -- then publicly thanks Cal Ripken for luring him back to Baltimore.

Cal Ripken -- UP -- ... ... The nonstop shortstop finishes the season with 2,315 consecutive games played. Some things you just know.

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