Archive for December 2013

When will we see the first females in these roles?

Happy holidays, everyone!

Let’s talk physics

For the final time, we look at Topps in 1973. Let’s find out more about this man’s identity.

The ball was dead, but the rookie performances were spectacular.

After Google Glass, these could be next in spectator eyewear

Tampering with the 1981 strike: Cubs in Comiskey, Bill James in Miami, dogs and cats living together …

Which prospect compares most favorably to Shin-Soo Choo?

A look back at a great also-ran in baseball history

A journeyman ballplayer has maximized his contribution to the game.

It’s better to receive (a top free agent), but let’s give anyway

Checking out the mechanics of the first pitchers selected

Players with the most productive final season

Chicago’s latest deal fits a pattern of strong, smaller moves to get better.

Some teams are reliable performers, others are far from it

A look at one of the more interesting Hall of Famers.

The final stop on our tour of the great rookie seasons in baseball history.

Call him Selma, or call him Mortimer Snerd.

Gimme a call, and here’s what you’ll hear

After a whole year of constructing teams of decades one-by-one, Richard is at last ready to reveal the best (and worst) from those squads