Minor league baseball. Multiple countries. Visas. Former major leaguers. What could go wrong?
A close look at how much, exactly, lowering the mound changed offensive output in 1969.
You have to wonder how a guy can stand upright in a batter’s box while another guy standing just 60 feet and six inches away fires a series of missiles so close to him.
Alfredo Despaigne is the latest player to capture our imagination.
Sometimes, a baseball card really says a lot about the player it depicts.
It’s pretty hard to record 27 outs without allowing a hit but not strike anyone out, but it has been done before.
Believing you have it all figured out can be dangerous.
No hidden tape recorders were required to expose Marge Schott, former Reds owner and baseball’s most recent version of banned NBA owner Donald Sterling, as a virulent racist.
An in-depth conversation about one of baseball’s most famous fights.
Putting the conduct of the rebuilding team into context.
How do we best learn what the truth is?
For most of recorded history, it hasn’t been desirable to be left-handed.
Old-school spring training hasn’t entirely vanished from the Cactus League, but with Phoenix Muni gone, it’s one step closer to extinction.
Manny Sanguillen and Roberto Clemente shared a special bond, one that endures today.
From the actual Olympics, to the All-Star Game and many Expos’ highlights, Montreal’s ill-fated ballpark has hosted some great times.
Beer was not a part of baseball in its initial years, but that changed quickly, and the two have been inseparable for 133 years and counting.
It takes courage and resolve to stare down terminal cancer.
Father-son duos are prevalent in baseball, but the “Bing” and Kurt Russell duo was about as unique as it comes.
Back in the day, the role of the commissioner was created to help clean up baseball. Baseball no longer needs cleaning up.
The real reason why Connie Mack and his sons sold the A’s to a Kansas City businessman will surprise you.