Philadelphia Athletics

Which pitching rotations stayed together the longest?

Which pitching rotations stayed together the longest?
May 1, 2016 No Comments »

Almost as much as any other facet of the game, the usage of starting pitchers has evolved quite a bit throughout the history of baseball. Originally, in the mid-18th century, teams had one regular pitcher and maybe one other player ... Read More »

The Walking Eddies: A Patient Infield That Never Was

The Walking Eddies: A Patient Infield That Never Was
February 19, 2016 No Comments »

“Walking is man’s best medicine.” — Hippocrates For a long time walks in baseball were considered a mistake, an accident caused by poor aim. The pitcher was wild and if he couldn’t throw three strikes before he threw four balls, Mr. ... Read More »

Most underrated players of the 1930s

Most underrated players of the 1930s
August 23, 2012 No Comments »

Many consider the 1950s to be the Golden Era of baseball, but the 1930s shouldn’t be overlooked. The 1930s were a marvelous transitional era where stars of the past were blending with stars of the present and future during a ... Read More »

Oakland Athletics All-Time Team

Oakland Athletics All-Time Team
July 24, 2012 No Comments »

Every member of the starting rotation and the top two relievers (Fingers and Eckersley) are in the Hall of Fame. The offense is led by great speed from Rickey, Collins, and power from Reggie, McGwire, and Foxx. Read More »