We’ve all been thinking about the Hall of Fame a lot lately. In fact, this is my second such post in as many days, but I have an idea that I think is worth considering. It grows out of a Rob Neyer post where he mentions not wanting to support a player who would not […]
This week’s Hall of Fame result wasn’t totally unexpected, but for many of us, it was frustrating nonetheless. The primary question that everyone has been wrestling with lately is, “what, exactly, is the Hall of Fame supposed to be?” Let me explain. Since basically forever, the Hall of Fame has been a place to enshrine […]
We take a look at the four most interesting individual seasons of the year and chronicle some career milestones.
In baseball’s penultimate week, Miguel Cabrera makes a splash.
We’ve got a man down. A very big man.
We’re running out of time. What historic achievements remain in the offing?
Juan Pierre has stolen a lot of bases. Adam Dunn is still Adam Dunn.
Adam Dunn’s quest for the triple crown (no, not that triple crown)
Bobby Abreu was a great baseball player.
The Reds are strong favorites, while the Pirates and Cards battle for Wild Card spots
How likely are our intrepid heroes to do something historic?
This morning, in my Currently HIstoric column, a commenter wondered who had the TTO (as in Three True Outcomes—homers, walks and strikeouts record (Adam Dunn is currently on pace to finish with 424). I gave the information I had on hand, but I hadn’t finished looking into it, and I was sure I was missing […]
A close look at the unique player that is Adam Dunn, and our usual list of achievers.
Joey Votto hurt himself. I am very sad.
Some players are falling off the pace, and we look at two fantastic teammates.
Can Thome break Reggie’s all-time strikeout record?
Even though he’s a Yankee, Derek Jeter has been truly great.
Hamilton fades, Dickey rises, Votto is resplendent.
Who might break a record or do something else historical this season?
Some early surprises from baseball’s largest division.