A former pitcher’s new book rivals those of Jim Bouton and Jim Brosnan
For the first time online, here is Jeff’s essay from THT 2017.
Taking an inside look at the contents of this year’s book, as well as some select story excerpts.
A lot of people claim they played minor league baseball. Some really did.
Looking back at an important memoir.
Sometimes, there really is no “next time.”
The strike that halted baseball for half a summer reverberates today.
Add stats-y commentators to indy-league ball, shake vigorously.
Jeff Passan’s new book is both comprehensive and compelling.
Whetting your appetite with some select passages from this year’s Annual.
In part two, an examination of the careers and lives of the Astros players who appeared in the book.
The first of two articles that looks back at what became of some of the players from Jim Bouton’s famous Ball Four.
A brief look at how all 10 playoff teams are pursuing their respective pennants.
World War II affected people at all levels of the game.
Lardner was the first baseball writer to break through to literary respectability.
There’s at least a little left that’s new to say about the Bambino.
His sports culture commentary spans the past six decades—and counting.
In his new book, Big Data Baseball, Travis Sawchick not only recounts the events and people who shaped the 2013 Pirates, but also pens a love letter to sabermetrics.
To many, the rise of the strikeout has not been a good thing for the game of baseball.
The game comes to a dramatic conclusion and Zack reflects on the results.