The Best Thing in Baseball This Week returns with a focus on the events surrounding the All-Star Game.
The team which contained the best pitching staff in baseball the previous season had seen a miserable regression to 5th best in the NL in 1939. The jokes, then, practically wrote themselves when the team debuted new uniforms for the 1940 season. “As long as our team hasn’t any arms, Wrigley feels we need no…
A 36-year-old starter debuts, eight things don’t happen in the Home Run Derby, and Leonys Martin is a mason jar full of old rubber bands.
Pipe Balls, the Home Run Derby Anti-Curse, and the craziest unwritten rule we’ve ever heard.
A conversation with the Mets catcher, plus a tour of baseball’s outliers and aberrations for the week
Ben and Sam talk to Zachary Levine about ways that Major League Baseball could make All-Star week better.
Ben and Sam talk about the Home Run Derby and the All-Star Game, then discuss Chris Davis’ comments about the home run record.
How much would you have made if you bet every underdog?
Ben and Sam discuss the evolution and future of on-field celebrations, then pick the players they’d most want to appear in the Home Run Derby.