Perplexed by the challenges inherent in comparing players across very distant eras? Step into Steve’s Baseball Time Machine, and take a ride along with a certain shortstop with a German accent. Who knows, we might learn something…
A week after “The Sweep”, Ben and Larry check in with the Red Sox and Yankees.
Aaron talks Thome, old guys and unwatchable TV.
Joe gives Dusty Baker and Bud Selig some advice.
Robert and friends visit Erie, Pennsylvania for some Double-A baseball.
Your first baseman is so old…
…when Moses split the Red Sea he was on the other side fishing.
…when he was in school there was no history class.
…when he was born the Dead Sea was just getting sick.
The Yankees are 9-11 after 20 games. How the hell did that happen?
Larry says Yankees fans should get angry, but shouldn’t panic, while Ben just revels in the glory of a Red Sox sweep in the Bronx.
Remember that K-Rod kid from Anaheim’s World Series run in 2002? Aaron checks back in on him to see how he’s done after all the hype went away.
Make sure you don’t let all the steroid talk — justified or not — distract you from what Barry Bonds is doing on the field. It’s something you’ve got to see.
Studes’ brother has visited all major league ballparks, and we have his review of the two newest additions: PetCo Park in San Diego and Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia.
Aaron falls off of one wagon, but finds another one to jump on.
After tweaking an old Bill James study, Bryan unearths some interesting facts about the Opening Day rosters this season.
Hmmm… what ever could Ben and Larry have talked about this weekend?
Aaron talks great individual matchups, an unreal Triple-A performance, and a pitcher who seems destined for a trip to the doctor.
Combing through his hard drive, Dave came across the preseason preview that he wrote for the Florida Marlins, but forgot to submit. Wonder what Dave had to say about the fast-starting Fish?
Superman, an unhittable staff, the New Babe Ruth, and the guy who is going to make Twins fans forget all about that Mauer kid.
The Yankees’ Mike Mussina and Kevin Brown reached the 200-win plateau in back-to-back games. Matthew compares their very different careers, and takes a glimpse at their chances of reaching 300 wins.
A look at the greatest year-to-year improvements of the last half-century
Garret Anderson has a new contract, but he’s really overrated. Or is he?