Archive for the 'All-Star Game' Category

Before there was the Home Run Derby, there was “Home Run Derby.”

The longest drought is much longer than you think.

The All-Star Game has a slew of promotional sideshows these days, but it was the main event that was inscribed in baseball history at a now-gone ballpark.

There are no definitive conclusions to be made just yet, but there is enough data to start thinking critically.

The seventh-inning stretch ain’t what it used to be.

The latest in the business of baseball.

Just out of the All-Star break, is the season going the way our predictions expected?

Even the players watched the homer contest as kids.

These guys won’t make the Midsummer Classic, but they’d be handy to have.

A countdown of the Midsummer Classic’s finest moments.

The pitch that made a moment famous

Every bad team gets one representative, but teams with one All-Star aren’t always bad.

The latest in the business of baseball.

A breakdown of the power statistics of this year’s home run derby contestants.

Fans, players and managers had their say. Now it’s our turn.

The Great Depression, Connie Mack Stadium, and recollections of M*A*S*H all come together in this week’s Confidential.

Brian Matusz’s difficult 2011 season is surely a disappointment, but patience is needed, former Blue Jays can attest.

The latest in the business of baseball.

A bounty of PITCHf/x from the prospects in Phoenix.