Archive for August 2012

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?

The most memorable games played before the emptiest stands.

An analytic look at Jackie Robinson’s signature play