Archive for the 'Hall of Fame' Category

You asked, we listened!

Not physically, of course, but statistically.

How much do we evaluate players’ best seasons as we assess which were the most valuable in history?

How do you top this? You don’t.

Much about baseball’s 19th century history is fiction, but this game isn’t.

Casey Stengel at the bat: Better than you think.

He was physically intimidating, a tall, strong guy, and when he got upset, he got very upset.

At least one of these two pitchers had a Hall-of-Fame career.

Is Ernie Banks the greatest player never to reach the World Series?

What’s wrong with the Hall of Fame, and what Rob Manfred might be able to do to fix it?

Connections to today’s date offer a panorama of baseball, from the beginning through the highlights of the 20th century.

A case for expanding the Hall of Fame ballot

An advance look on what the BBWAA will do.

A surprise announcement brings a fan’s appreciation.

One person’s opinion

A loving portrait of Atlanta’s Beef Animal.

…and boy, do I have three good candidates for you.

There was no need for this legend to grab some bench.

The end of the beginning

Baseball and its players are not immune to the human condition.