A nostalgic look back at the 1994 Montreal Expos (Part 1)
Take a look with Steve as he focuses on a rarely heralded but highly difficult bench role.
Why did the average major leaguer age a full year in such a short time?
A systematic look at the Hall of Fame candidacies (or former candidacies) of Jim Rice, Albert Belle, and Andre Dawson, among others, by putting their batting stats in a common context with other players with similar types of credentials.
In the third installment of his occasional series, Steve examines the workloads of minor league ace pitchers in the late 1950s. He finds that it was a period of rapid and dramatic change.
Maury finds that the Major League Baseball in Montreal almost collapsed less than 3 months after the NL awarded the club
“I took the two most expensive aspirins in history” – Wally Pipp
Graphs, more graphs and the anger of Felipe Alou
Dennis ranks the best postseason series of all time.
A look back at the career of a great player who will live in his son’s shadow … and we’re not talking Ken Griffey Sr.
In the second installment, Steve compares and contrasts all of the most prominent third-base-primary major leaguers since Jimmy Collins, including the Ken Keltner Line, as well as whoever it was who played third base for, you know, Pittsburgh in 1960.
Let’s go down to the crossroads. Fall down on our knees. And consider who treads upon the well-traveled dirt of The Hot Corner.
Was “Shoeless” Joe corrupted before decomposition set in?
Doug Eddings, Ozzie Guillen, and the canonical story of “but for this.”
Every once in a while, it’s important to forget all the rest of that stuff for a minute, and remind ourselves what a terrific baseball player Pete Rose was.
Steve explores one of the most unusual and unpredictable team performances in major league history. Board up those windows!
Steve concludes his examination of batting history, as viewed through the conversion of team and league stats into an individualized form.
This time it’s 15 losses for Greg Maddux
Take a close look with Steve, using Player-Seasonal Notation as the lens through which to examine the ever-changing character of major league run production.