Archive for August 2018

You can take the Dodgers out of Brooklyn, but you can’t take Brooklyn out of the Dodgers.

On hot afternoons, there was little relief for the pitchers of 1940. Here are some of their stories.

A Crosley field replica shows what we have have gained… and lost.

Take me out to the lifestyle destination.

On a September day in 1972, the A’s and the White Sox were part of an odd bit of history.

White Sox pitcher Ted Lyons exemplifies the pitch-to-contact era.

Who among present-day players most resembles the all-or-nothing Dave Kingman?

No matter the circumstances, John Dillinger loved the Cubs with a vengeance.

Confessions of a seamhead Paleotech.

The 2017 Toronto Blue Jays inspire a deep dive on the triple.

The rowdy adventures of two long-ago Astros, and other baseball miscreants.

The end of the nine-inning start and how we got here.

A strange turn of World Series events began a century ago.

“Spahn and Sain and pray for rain” would totally catch on these days.

An ode to the tradition of keeping a scorecard.

Just one city can say it’s had a minor league baseball franchise continuously since the 19th century.

Coaching jobs are multiplying. If some is good, more is better, right? Let’s suggest some new ones.

For a bad team in a bad year for hitting, Frank Howard accomplished a batting feat that’s never been matched.

No, this isn’t about Nate Silver’s new relief pitcher statistic.

Floating above Bill Veeck’s gimmicks with the St. Louis Browns was a genuinely good performance.