Archive for August 2016

Is he as good as Koufax? Can we even know for certain?

Are flamethrowers doing it right, or are crafty control artists best?

Looking back at an important memoir.

Two people from very different backgrounds began to craft parallel futures in 1916.

Worst-to-first, and it’s counterpart, ain’t as tough as it used to be

An appreciation of the recently retired slugger.

The quirks of a then-new form of baseball card.

Yes, such a thing has occurred.

As more batted ball data becomes available, we are able to make better projections. Here’s another step in the process.

If you’re going to hit it hard here’s how to hit it so you hit where you want it.

An appreciation of actor Thornton’s sports roles… and those he could have played.

It may be better than being good, but being both sure helps.

Bill Lee is awesome. That’s all you need to know.

Who are the best of the best in Charm City’s history?

One of the most famous baseball tournaments in the country can test the mettle of any fan.

Many NCAA programs overuse their pitchers. They shouldn’t.

Do long innings hurt no-hitter chances?

Sometimes, there really is no “next time.”

A look at what it means to have a “juiced” ball.

How the role of leadoff hitters is changing in major league baseball.