Much about baseball’s 19th century history is fiction, but this game isn’t.
Casey Stengel at the bat: Better than you think.
He was physically intimidating, a tall, strong guy, and when he got upset, he got very upset.
At least one of these two pitchers had a Hall-of-Fame career.
Is Ernie Banks the greatest player never to reach the World Series?
What’s wrong with the Hall of Fame, and what Rob Manfred might be able to do to fix it?
Connections to today’s date offer a panorama of baseball, from the beginning through the highlights of the 20th century.
A case for expanding the Hall of Fame ballot
An advance look on what the BBWAA will do.
A surprise announcement brings a fan’s appreciation.
One person’s opinion
A loving portrait of Atlanta’s Beef Animal.
…and boy, do I have three good candidates for you.
There was no need for this legend to grab some bench.
The end of the beginning
Baseball and its players are not immune to the human condition.
Which active players have seen their Cooperstown credentials tail off?
There’s a reason why so many Maryland parents have named their sons for this man.
Great ballplayers didn’t always make great money.
Sure, the basic idea is that the best players go in more quickly. But is it that simple?