Archive for April 2019

A boyhood infatuation with a ballplayer never went away.

Two books offer new looks at the happy face of a legendary Cub.

An offseason sampling of classic baseball writing.

Most years, advanced statistics would argue that the batting champion really wasn’t.

The division is on pace for the worst season ever.

In 1998 as in 2018, we found ourselves caught up in home runs and presidential intrigue.

A look back at when baseball collided with a tumultuous year.

Making good use of an irritating phrase.

There’s too much standing around in today’s game. What can we do about it?

On the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s big league debut, we look back at this pivotal moment in baseball history.