And we’re not talking pitchers!
On Nov. 17, 1867, George Stallings was born. Later known as both “Gentleman George” and “The Miracle Man,” he had a baseball career that spanned 40 years and launched at least that many stories.
The opening chapter of notable November swaps takes us from Sliding Billy to Dr. Strangeglove.
October 2007 was a disappointment, but let’s put it in context by looking at the last 25 postseasons.
The 2007 season is complete (though way too soon for Rockies fans), and Steve brings his examination of farm system performance up to the moment.
What kind of schmuck says the Casey Stengel-era Yanks winning it all is an upset? The Chris Jaffe kind of schmuck—read and find out why.
A look at a baseball oddity, a closely contended World Series that resulted in a sweep: 1950— it just “whizzed” by
On Oct. 27, 1991 John Smoltz started game 7 of the World Series. The Braves would lose that game, giving Minnesota the World Series title. Unfortunately for Smoltz, that was just the beginning of the bad news when it comes to the postseason.
Are fast guys really better fielders?
David explores whether or not pitchers today just don’t have it in them to throw as many innings as our heroes of yesteryear.
If this column only answered that question, it would be a short one.
We complete the parade of the most productive lefty-righty pairings, marching past the reviewing stand, and discover a startling trend amid the final ranks.
Baseball is in the middle of a baby boom.
A look at history’s greatest October upsets to determine what characteristics are most pronounced in these surprising clashes. Oh, and it turns out that this info also describes one of this year’s remaining squads.
Ryan predicts a tight series, but counts on the Indians’ two aces to help them prevail.
Apparently, blowing a seven game lead with 17 to play wasn’t quite enough to make the Mets dump their manager, Willie Randolph. How much precedent is there for this decision and what will the future likely hold for Randolph?
Too bad Lynn and Murray weren’t first-round quality…
John uses prediction markets to peer into the likely outcome of the most exciting division races.
Having collected a slewload of offensive splits from every team in the last half-century, Chris dives into it a second time to extract some of the more interesting nuggets.
A look back on the career of the soon-to-be-retired umpire, Bruce Froemming.