A teammate and friend remembers the struggles of baseball’s first openly gay player.
Shining a little light on our first designated hitters.
The experiences of the former A’s pitcher make us think about what has and hasn’t changed over four decades.
In answer to the question, nine writers build a roster of more than nine players.
As fans, we reveal a lot about humanity in the way we root, root, root.
Take a look back at some of the top plays of this year’s postseason.
Even the big league team next door can jilt an affiliate.
Mike Norris was the best pitcher in the AL in 1980. Just a few years later, he was injured and out of baseball. What happened during his fabled 1980 season, and where did he go from there?
Against the right team, a “beard” pitcher might be just the thing.
For the impatient hitter, it’s not letting a good first pitch go by. For the patient hitter, it’s not swinging at a pitch until you see something you like.
It’s a grasshopper with a bad back trying to jump out of a paper bag. It’s … unsettling.
Baseball can serve as a wonderful coping mechanism for those struggling with mental illness even as the sports culture can hinder those within it as they try to seek treatment.
Does playoff success hinge on your record against good teams? The answer is a shock.
Many ballparks have unique features. Do all of them affect game play at a significant level?
Reimagining some historically bad teams, with their players at their peaks
Some teams are reliable performers, others are far from it
The Athletics win the busiest team of the week award with the roster remodeling
Which team’s symbol is the most ferocious?
The latest in the business of baseball.
Billy Beane’s post-seasonal fecal functionality remains low.