Archive for October 2014

The director of No No: A Dockumentary discusses Dock Ellis’ famous no-hitter, and much, much more.

You have fallen onto another road. It’s a road that flows beyond Cooperstown, though many of those you’ll meet have been there, too. Come and see what there is to see.

There are many careers that deserve to be celebrated even though they don’t fit within a traditional classification of a decade.

William Bendix was most certainly not the Sultan of Swat.

Let’s talk about multicollinearity.

Inside Edge has developed a metric to collect all the things that simply don’t show up in the box score.

Here’s a defense of the approach that emphasizes the duel between pitcher and batter.

A detailed examination of how easy it is for the ball to get wrapped around Fenway’s Pesky Pole.

He had a spectacular year, but for a so-so team in Milwaukee. Nobody noticed.

The game has some last-minute drama as it approaches its conclusion.

The designated hitter didn’t materialize out of nowhere.

Do low-strikeout hitters receive special strike zone preference?

How often does a batter make the “correct” decision on the pitches thrown to him?

With the Giants back in the postseason, it’s an appropriate time to examine how a home run comes to land in McCovey Cove.

Going in depth on recovery times, and how pitchers of different ages fare, and which surgeons are doing the work.

You don’t have to read boring old classic novels! You can still watch TV.

If rules shape baseball, the unwritten rules are the attempt by the players to shape the game as their own.

The attention of the baseball world was overwhelmingly on New York the year of the first televised World Series. And with good reason.

The data show that it is high time to give the vertically-challenged their due.