Archive for August 2012

The most famous games of our time have their excitement measured

A fresh attempt to measure the excitement of baseball games

It’s a classic of early baseball writing, but is it reliable?

Billy Martin’s and George Brett’s day of infamy had its beginnings eight years earlier

The odds of a perfect game, and why you really can’t calculate them

Players who made the most of their only season

On the intersection of competition, obsession, and tragedy

Cole Hamels may have learned the wrong lesson from history.

Trends and milestones in the transition to night baseball

Which pitching staffs did the most good with their bats?