The only way to improve the pace of play in baseball Was Jeter better than Nomar and ARod? These World Series champions may never have a Hall of Fame player Does defense matter in baseball? Remembering Bobby Doerr: The last link to Depression Era baseball

The only way to improve the pace of play in baseball

“Baseball’s too slow. It’s boring.” Have you heard that one? Yeah, I have too. It’s a problem for the future game. This offseason we heard from Major League Baseball on the issue, though it was a small rule change that ...

Was Jeter better than Nomar and ARod?

The career of Derek Jeter is a perfect illustration of the multitude of factors that go into a Hall of Fame discussion. And rightly so. The contemporary Nomar Garciaparra seemed to be better than or on par with Jeter in ...

These World Series champions may never have a Hall of Fame player

Now that Jack Morris and Alan Trammell have been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, the 1984 Tigers have two members so enshrined. That takes care of one of the greatest single-season teams in baseball history, giving them representation ...

Does defense matter in baseball?

The headline is click bait. Of course defensive matters in baseball. Doesn’t it? I’m writing this article because I noticed strange things while browsing Baseball-Reference.com recently. From 1996 to 2003, the New York Yankees won six pennants and four World ...

Remembering Bobby Doerr: The last link to Depression Era baseball

The oldest Hall of Famer passed away today, leaving behind a legion of fans despite having played his last baseball game more than six decades ago. Bobby Doerr (1918-2017), played 14 seasons, all of them for the Boston Red Sox, ...