Baseball. Apple Pie. Racism. These are all equally American things; some of this country’s most enduring traditions.
If sports are a reward for a functioning society, how can we explain the existence of sports thus far?
Baseball has some of the most extreme positional disparities in sports.
A long and ugly history has left deep scars on the game.
Lou Castro, as he preferred to be called, made his major league debut on April 23, 1902 for the Philadelphia Athletics. His professional baseball career lasted a paltry 42 games, in which he hit .245 with 15 RBI. On their way to winning the pennant, the Athletics removed him from the team in favor of…
Recapping the highlights on the field and the lowlights in social media from the world of Major League Baseball.
Russell puts the conclusions of last week’s attention-getting article in The Atlantic to the test.
Ben and Sam question the conclusions of an article in The Atlantic about racial bias in baseball broadcasting, then talk about whether Brian McCann’s best is behind him and whether his down year is the result of bad hitting hitting or bad luck.