It’s amazing how we as young fans amused ourselves back in the 1970s. Player names often became a source of fun, silly giggling, and even outright mocking. Some players had names that made you think of human body parts. Most famously, there was Rollie Fingers with the Oakland A’s, and Barry Foote, the journeyman catcher […]
Somehow, the Cubs have spent the past four decades with decent catching, relatively cheaply.
*Plus one Game Eight.
The Royals cracked the code. Now the rest of baseball is on to their secret.
Which team’s fans have really suffered the most over the years?
Scrapping historical precedent and starting over with the name game.
“I don’t buy any of that crap.”
A surprising team has the most commonality with baseball’s most recent World Series champions.
A career-long second-stringer gets his due.
Player can have stellar seasons without taking home the hardware.
We bring back our traditional WPS Index to gauge the excitement of this year’s playoffs. You may be surprised at the results.
The Cubs have won the pennant. Let’s can the stale jokes.
Looking back on the Cubs’ last World Series championship team.
There’s October baseball at Wrigley Field. There’s also October weather.
Do we need to unlearn what we have learned?
The Cubs’ farm team on the South Carolina coast is proof of the team’s brand power.
In this election season, we need to know just how much our candidates love the national pastime.
A tour of big league ballparks, if patiently undertaken, can show you what’s really inside.
An alternative history of the Chicago Cubs’ past half-century.
The NL Central was a very rare breed last season. Will it be again this season as well?