Archive for the 'Athletics' Category

A comparative study on an unwritten rule of baseball.

There’s always hope. Well, almost always.

The 12th team featured in the Pyramid Rating System series has a pretty good third baseman.

When was the photo on this card taken? Let’s play detective.

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

Which team’s fans have really suffered the most over the years?

A former pitcher’s new book rivals those of Jim Bouton and Jim Brosnan

Scrapping historical precedent and starting over with the name game.

We’re running out of new things to learn from available injury data.

These moments had the most impact on the season’s results.

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

How to win it all with mediocre pitching.

Can just anybody play first base?

Bowie Kuhn and Charlie Finley helped define each other.

Big Sexy is not a fan of issuing walks.

A look at how and why there were so many big underperforming teams during the 2015 season.

The “other” Dobson had a troubled major league career.

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

Because baseball was meant to be enjoyed in six-second bursts on auto replay.

When does the most valuable player not win the MVP award? Lots of times.