Archive for October 2019

Million Dollar Arm is clear about what it wants to be, and who it’s for, and doesn’t ask too much of its audience

What happens when one person loses his passion, leading to another’s being ignited?

It seems impossible that a movie about Moe Berg could be boring. And yet…

A character-driven portrait of the pressures of baseball fame.

This unique Tigers pitcher from the 1970s played baseball his own way.

A new book and documentary resonate deeply, providing a connection to the pitcher that goes beyond baseball.

A baseball romance shows the descriptive power (and limitations) of fiction.

Ring Lardner’s classic retains its relevance over a century later.

Looking back at some of Justin Verlander’s most interesting moments.

A mostly forgotten baseball novel reminds us what has changed — and hasn’t.