Archive for April 2017

On the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s big league debut, we look back at this pivotal moment in baseball history.

The Cubs have won the pennant. Let’s can the stale jokes.

The year of two great hitters, two great records, and the beginning of a cataclysm.

Is it spring yet? No? Okay, here’s how we get you there.

The All-Star Game has a slew of promotional sideshows these days, but it was the main event that was inscribed in baseball history at a now-gone ballpark.

Several years after Jackie Robinson’s barrier-breaking, integration of baseball was far from complete.

A new book about the Southern League brings back a lot of fond memories.

It’s never too cold for good baseball literature

The answers all start with “it’s getting better, but …”

There’s a new sheriff in town, but he needs more ammunition.

Better days are coming, but not this year.

They have to be better, don’t they? Don’t they?

Holliday’s error illustrates an argument for the designated hitter in the NL.

Book review: Durocher tells it as he thought it was

Who’s No. 1? It’s Strange.

Oh, oh, October

It isn’t suffering. It’s destiny.

A forgotten baseball writer and his novel come to light

Any team can have a bad century, but…

Five questions that will define the 2007 Cubs. Can the Cubs return to contention with their offseason of spending?