Fall 2010 Baseball Research Journal
Volume 39, Issue 2
The Next Frontier—China
MLB officials are confident baseball’s popularity will spread throughout China, and they have 1.3 billion reasons to believe China will be a significant part of baseball’s future.
Departure Without Dignity: The Athletics Leave Philadelphia
It was an overwhelming set of unfavorable circumstances that came together to seal the fate of the Philadelphia Athletics.
The Many Flavors of DIPS: A History and an Overview
How much control, if any, does a pitcher have over whether a batted ball in play falls in for a hit? What if something that had traditionally been regarded as the pitcher’s responsibility was simply the residue of luck?
Home Run Derby Curse: Fact or Fiction?
Analyzing whether players who participate in the Home Run Derby see their performance suffer in the second half.
- Field of Liens: Real-Property Development in Baseball
- It’s Not Fiction: The Race to Host the 1954 Southern Association All-Star Game
- The Fightingest Pennant Race: Brockton versus Lawrence in the Eastern New England League, 1885
- The Macmillian Baseball Encyclopedia, the West System, and Sweat Equity
- The Law Firm and the League: Morgan, Lewis and Bockius LLP, Major League Baseball, and MLB.com
- “No, I’m a Spectator Like You”: Umpiring in the Negro American League
- Is There Racial Bias Among Umpires?
- Hitting Streaks: A Reply to Jim Albert
- Great Streaks: A Response to Trent McCotter
- Does a Pitcher’s Height Matter?
- Beyond Bunning and Short Rest: An Analysis of Managerial Decisions That Led to the Phillies’ Epic Collapse of 1964
- Who Wore Uniform Number 16 for the Tigers—Before Prince Hal?
- The Day the Phillies Went to Egypt