Archive for the 'Managing' Category

A baseball great overcame segregation in his hometown.

A change in leverage doesn’t necessarily mean a change in performance.

Diving into the details of the book on, and by, one of baseball’s all-time best managers.

Now that there is data on manager challenges, we can get to the heart of this question.

Author Paul Dickson answers some questions on his new book about Leo Durocher.

A careful study shows that umpires are human, like the rest of us.

“I don’t buy any of that crap.”

A look at some major league managers who had illustrious playing careers.

Add stats-y commentators to indy-league ball, shake vigorously.

The old man as a young manager — when he wore a uniform.

Washington baseball success may have to go through New York – again.

The Cubs’ much-scorned experiment in leadership was a complete failure. Or was it?

In his new book, Big Data Baseball, Travis Sawchick not only recounts the events and people who shaped the 2013 Pirates, but also pens a love letter to sabermetrics.

Casey Stengel at the bat: Better than you think.

He was physically intimidating, a tall, strong guy, and when he got upset, he got very upset.

Let’s examine Brown’s legacy a little more closely.

It would behoove Rob Manfred to treat diversity in MLB as a constant concern.

Taking stock of the effects of baseball’s brave new world.

We can’t get all the calls right, but there is a subset of calls where baseball can do better.