Category Archive: Articles.1989-BRJ18

The Great American Baseball Trivia Sting

How to make friends, influence people, suffer no bores, and learn…

Shutouts: Final Year, Final Game

It's tough enough to throw a shutout in your final season - fewer…

Ripken and LaValliere: The Second Generation

Cal Ripken Sr., who has spent his entire career in the Baltimore…

The Joe Cronin Trade And the Senators' Decline

Washington is the only city to have lost two major-league teams.…

Last Hurrah For The San Francisco Seals

On September 15, 1957, the San Francisco Seals played their last…

Chuck Lindstrom and Hal Trosky Jr.: The 1.000 Hitter and the Undefeated Pitcher

Two sons of famous major leaguers had mere cups of coffee in…

Will The Real Rabbi Of Swat Please Stand Up?

The cult-inducing slugger failed with the Giants, but not for…

Who Belongs In The Baseball Hall of Fame?

My purpose in this study is to make an objective determination…

Virginia-North Carolina League: A Fascinating Failure

Most professional baseball is minor league. Most minor leagues…

Vic Willis: Turn-of-the-Century Great

He ranked with contemporary pitching stars like Iron Man McGinnity,…

Unusual Extra-Base Feats

It's one thing to lead a league in doubles, triples, or homers,…

Umpiring in the 1890s

You think umpires take too much abuse from players? Late last…

Two Trivia Questions

Who holds the National League record for total bases in a game…

Twenty Years of Playoffs And the Home-Field Advantage

Unique among major sports, baseball awards no home-field advantage…

Tweed Webb: He's Seen 'Em All in Negro Leagues

Anyone interested in researching the Negro leagues should contact…

The Statistical Mirage of Clutch Hitting

Do clutch hitters exist? Not according to the most popular yardstick…

The Other George Davis

Least known of the three major leaguers by that name, he pitched…
Baseball Research Journal #18 (1989)

1,000 Games Caught Through 1989

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