Or why there are no articles by Max in October
Which noteworthy players went out not with a bang but a whimper? Read and find out.
A look at guys with one strong element and often not much else.
Ever wonder what each ballplayer’s walk up song is?
Jeff Mathis has been blazing a trail of awful since his major league debut. It is time that we acknowledge his efforts.
A look at those terrifically disappointing players who had terrific careers.
On July 30, 2011 Richard will be running a half-marathon. In honor of his run, he looks at the distance travelled by some notable players.
I have no proof that Paul Sorrento visited a fortune teller before the 1991 season, but if he did, the results would have been eye opening.
On June 8, 1925, Eddie Gaedel was born. This got Richard thinking about other famous one-game players.
Forget televising the MLB draft. The trade deadline could be a great baseball fan TV showcase.
On May 12, 1935 Felipe Alou was born. He was the first of the Alou dynasty to reach the majors, but where does the family patriarch fall on the scale of similar players?
On April 28, 1788, Maryland ratified the U.S. Constitution, the seventh state to do so. In honor of its joining the Union, Richard creates the All-Maryland team.
A sequel to last week’s column on their best games
Looking through the prism of WPA.
Musician/producer/arranger Fran Kowalski throws his hat into the new, and apparently growing, baseball/music genre.
On Jan. 30, 2011 the NFL Pro Bowl was played. Though that football game is Hawaii’s sports highlight, this does not mean the state has not produced baseball players.
An old Bill James toy rears its head, and it remains as addictive as ever.
Just because a contract is bloated and crippling to your team’s payroll doesn’t mean it can’t be moved. Just swap your bad contract for someone else’s bad contract.