On Jan. 22, 1969, the Expos traded Donn Clendenon to the Houston Astros. Unhappy with the move, Clendenon announced his retirement. So how did he end up the MVP of the World Series for the Miracle Mets that year?
Studes returns to his review of the all-time top 80 everyday players, ranked by Win Shares Above Bench.
In 17 starts last year, the Brewers ace made history.
Who knew there was so much young talent in the NL West?
25 pitchers, from A-ball to the big leagues, who surrendered the most home runs with the wind blowing to the outfield.
Would you pay $29 for PI? If the answer is no, then think again.
Sometimes “average” is pretty darned good
Ranking the best everyday players of all time by tweaking Bill James’ Win Shares.
Final thoughts on the 2006 Hall of Fame elections
Sure, but does he deserve any?
What do Hall of Fame shortstops and second basemen look like?
A look at the home runs of 2006 that didn’t even travel 300 feet!
On January 6, 1992 the Yankees made Danny Tartabull the highest-paid player in the game. What made him deserving of this honor, and what did it say about the Yankees and Royals?
Changes are afoot at the Hardball Times. Read about them here, along with a look at Jack Morris’ clutchiness, Kenny Williams’ offseason and the ever ubiquitous “more.”
Who’ll be the next Hall of Fame class that will make us say “HUH?”
Jeffrey Loria speaks out and life in baseball without greenies
So just how extraordinary could the Giants’ lineup have been in The Little Napoleon’s final years as manager?
Steve considers how the team that hit for the highest average of the 20th century might plausibly have hit vastly better than that.
Craig follows up his earlier article on Bert Blyleven with some thoughts about curveball pitchers.
Where have all the triples gone?