From the actual Olympics, to the All-Star Game and many Expos’ highlights, Montreal’s ill-fated ballpark has hosted some great times.
Jonah Keri’s new book, on his beloved Montreal Expos, is a fantastic read for any baseball fan.
These days, it can feel as though we know every player’s story, past and present. But sometimes, a player slips through the cracks.
The second wave of expansion, with the draftees imagined at peak performance
The second wave of expansion, with the draftees imagined at peak performance.
Some teams are reliable performers, others are far from it
Which team’s symbol is the most ferocious?
Just out of the All-Star break, is the season going the way our predictions expected?
THT’s soothsayers foretell this year’s standings and award winners.
Looking at starting pitcher value through the lens of an expected wins formula
Ten teams’ seasons will just be heating up, while the rest will be left out in the cold.
An argument on behalf of the sabermetric darling.
A look back at the memorable series of pitching duels Floyd Youmans found himself in a quarter century ago.
I’m sorry, sir, but you cannot leave the country.
On December 7, 1976 the Seattle Mariners traded Grant Jackson to the Pirates for Craig Reynolds and Jimmy Sexton. The trade is notable, but not for the players involved.
On June 10, 1947, Ken Singleton was born. Richard looks back on his life and career.
The 1969 Montreal Expos played 12 extra-inning games and lost them all.
Of all of the ways baseball in Washington has gone off the rails since its return, perhaps none sadder has been the manner in which Nationals’ management has failed to embrace the history of both their franchise, and that of baseball in the city at large. That there is scant if any evidence that this […]
My mom is great. If she’s ever out shopping and sees a random baseball book of any kind, she buys it for me. Not so much books of prose — she knows I’m critical of a lot of authors and worries that she might get me something I wouldn’t like — but if there’s a […]
On Feb. 23, 1960, demolition began on Ebbets Field in Brooklyn. Nearly 50 years later, demolition is nearly finished on Shea Stadium, the home of New York’s most recent National League franchise. Richard looks back at other past stadium sites.