The unexpected success of a Triple-A retread can be more rewarding than the continued excellence of a major-league veteran.
What veteran players biding their time in Triple-A might help a big-league club in 2012?
The players of the 1970s couldn’t compete with today’s players on the field, but they may have had more compelling personae. Which do we prefer?
The pitcher-turned-author struggles in his sophomore season but salvages his sophomore authorial effort with a gripping finish.
Reassessing the minor-league (and movie) myth.
Exploring the origins of baseball’s unique moral burden, with an assist from Diderot and Jacques Barzun.
Recounting a momentous at-bat for last season’s Rays, with apologies to Prufrock.
Interleague play and expanded playoffs have done away with many of the differences in AL and NL play and personality, but some traces remain.