Shining a new light on the Hall of Fame case that sabermetrics loved to hate.
Ben and Sam talk to Jay Jaffe about the 2014 Hall of Fame voting results, election-season mud-slinging, the 2015 ballot, and more.
How to go against the saberballot and without making the internet mad.
Does pitching a shutdown inning deserve the recognition it gets on baseball broadcasts?
Why Jack Morris’ accusation doesn’t stand up to the evidence.
Or is all the campaigning to keep Jack Morris out of the Hall actually making it more likely that he’ll get in?
Ben and Sam try to figure out whether the sabermetric movement has helped keep Jack Morris out of the Hall of Fame or given him a better chance to get in.
What do Dale Murphy’s and Jack Morris’ vote totals in their final and penultimate years on the BBWAA ballot, respectively, say about their odds of induction?
You already know the answer to this.
Jason goes looking for Hall of Famers and finds none.
Leverage Index offers a method of identifying the most dramatic of all post-season series.
Flash back to January 1987. Walk Like an Egyptian is at the top of the pop charts. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has coasted past 2,000. John Elway has broken Cleveland’s heart for the very first time. And in baseball, the free agents are getting utterly and completely shafted.