Archive for July 2018

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.

You think politics can’t affect baseball? Well, what if…?

One inning can change an entire season.