Was Calvin Coolidge talking about free agents observing that, “When a great many people are unable to find work, unemployment results”?
Some reactions to a player’s extended track records represent nothing less than a betrayal of the human capacity for cognition.
An all-time great lefty fireballer provides more than just one cautionary tale of what can go wrong on a diamond.
Liberated by Branch Rickey himself, Preacher Roe did his best testifying while wearing Dodger blue.
The game’s history of post-season snafus merely has a new entry.
A pennant-winner from long ago, and a little exercise in player appraisal.
A long-ago titanic clash between the Phils and Dodgers, the likes of which may ne’er be seen again.
Does the search for the best fourth-place team of the divisional era have rival claimants for the title?
A few of this year’s deadline deals rank among the most successful moves in major league history.
The Brewers’ stretch-drive decision to have their skipper walk the plank has a successful precedent of sorts.
How long can you tread water?
The cases for and against Bucky Walters, Joe “Flash” Gordon, Mickey Vernon, Vern “Junior” Stephens, and Allie “Superchief” Reynolds
The cases for and against Deacon White, Bill Dahlen, Sherry Magee, Carl Mays, and Wes Ferrell.
When they were bad, they were very, very bad.
Pondering the perils of addiction, keep in mind that not every sports story has a happy ending.
Finding a replacement for absent backstops can lead to strange choices and stranger results.