Archive for January 2014

Without baseball, what professions might these men have sought?

Start with a ‘mutant super-closer.’

It’s never too cold for good baseball literature

Those were glory days… 1972 in Detroit.

Prospects are there for different reasons.

A case for expanding the Hall of Fame ballot

A freak offseason injury will test the depth in Texas

Perhaps it’s because they are asking for too much

19-aughts. That’s what Jethro Bodine would call that decade, right?

All athletes are vulnerable, but this man was something special.

Hey, Manny Mota hasn’t been the only big-league substitute

Reimagining some historically bad teams, with their players at their peaks

Some players have been waiting a long time for Tanaka to leave the market

Can we really predict which prospects could be Hall of Famers?

The Little Colonel on the big stage

An advance look on what the BBWAA will do.

He could field, he could broadcast, and he could supply a good quote, too.

The pitchers who had the most productive final season

You’ve yet to hear these songs (and maybe there’s a reason for that)