Archive for December 2015

A modest proposal to revamp MLB’s schedule.

What are the most beautiful, amazing and exciting plays in baseball? Let’s have one more look.

What are the most beautiful, amazing and exciting plays in baseball? Let’s have a look.

Which modern-day players look most like military leaders of the past?

Ted Williams knew how to hit. No, really, physics confirms it. SCIENCE!

Even if you’ve heard of these guys, you probably didn’t know how good they were.

The curious case of an obscure utility infielder’s record hot streak.

Thankfully, this was not a record-setting injury year, but there’s still plenty to learn.

If we started all over again, what a different Hall of Fame it would be.

The Hall of Fame ballot has high standards, right? Right?!?!?

It’s time to figure out how we want to treat relief pitchers.

Big Mac probably isn’t going to be voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this year, but he should.

Modest measures for radical reform toward a better Baseball Hall of Fame.

How do we insert rationality into an endeavor that is inherently irrational?

As always, we have more answers than questions.

The odds you’ll see a perfect game any given day vary much more than you think.

A team-by-team look at BA’s top 100 list, from 1990 to the present.

An example of how quickly players can go from famous to anonymous.

Did he really change the rules of the game forever?

And how it brought down the reserve clause.