Archive for the 'General' Category

When the shortest distance between two points isn’t necessarily what we expect.

From cupping to magnetic therapy and other speculative healing techniques.

Who knows what the game will look like in the future, but people need to try harder.

From cameos to starring roles, many major leaguers have appeared on screens both big and small.

Poking a little fun in a superbly subtle way

There’s little uniformity to uniform hues over the last half century.

Getting a bit nostalgic in our digital age.

Visualizing pitches by both process and outcome.

Better baseball research is within your grasp.

How do you top this? You don’t.

One of history’s most famous runners provides three lessons that can be applied to baseball.

Just having the right data isn’t enough.

In the first of a two-part series, examining the different facets of data and how they apply to a baseball front office.

Baseball doesn’t need any more poorly produced MTV2 shows, it just needs to pay attention to what its fans really want.

Overly long games are a real problem, but there’s ample reason to believe it can be turned around.

The corporate branding and annexation of the man cave

If rules shape baseball, the unwritten rules are the attempt by the players to shape the game as their own.

A spinning baseball does amazing things, as every good pitcher and frustrated hitter knows.

An alternate perspective placing various events in a new relation to others.

A few minutes with Goofy and you will be ready to take the field.