Mike Norris was the best pitcher in the AL in 1980. Just a few years later, he was injured and out of baseball. What happened during his fabled 1980 season, and where did he go from there?
Baseball has moved to ensure that “the gay Jackie Robinson” won’t face what Robinson did.
It’s a grasshopper with a bad back trying to jump out of a paper bag. It’s … unsettling.
Despite plenty of reasons to do so
A sabermetric original remembers the old days.
… about his major league career—and the fantastic 1981 Albuquerque Dukes.
Talking with the former major league catcher who passed away early this year.
And we were blessed to know him.
Geoff chats with Padres President and Chief Operating Officer Tom Garfinkel.
THT talks to Vince Gennaro about the economy’s effect on baseball.
Otherwise known as the Dickson Baseball Dictionary. Here’s an interview with the author, Paul Dickson.
Behind the mind of the guy behind the scenes.
Since when does ESPN run descriptions of short TMZ.com video clips as news stories? And if you’re an ESPN reporter who breaks his or her butt calling sources and landing interviews, don’t you feel a bit silly for not having thought about changing your beat to the valet line outside of fancy restaurants? Much easier […]
Jason at IIATMS interviews former Indians, Orioles, and Mariners manager Mike Hargrove. The interview focuses primarily on the accident that took the lives of Indians’ pitchers Steve Olin and Tim Crews in 1993 and Hargrove’s memories of it. Good stuff.
Bob Kennedy’s boy pays THT a visit, and shares stories of growing up around big leaguers and following his dad’s footsteps to devote a lifetime to the game.
An interview with former THT contributor and current Diamondbacks scout Carlos Gomez
From opening for the Police to loving Andre Dawson, Pete talks about drumming and baseball.
The mind of the Rays megaprospect.
The Angels’ AL West leading record has masked a mediocre performance record from a run scoring and run prevention perspective. Sean tackles how we can expect the Angels to perform from here on out.
THT sits down with the statworld’s favorite mainstream writer.