Category Archive: Articles.2008-BRJ37

Harry Frazee (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

History versus Harry Frazee: Re-revising the Story

When the Boston Red Sox won the World Series in 1918, it was…

Beating the Klan: Baseball Coverage in Wichita Before Integration, 1920–1930

Baseball fans planning to attend the game at Island Park in Wichita,…

George H. Lawson: The Rogue Who Tried to Reform Baseball

George H. Lawson (1864–1927), promoter of various baseball…
Lee Meadows (TRADING CARD DB)

Major-League Players Who Wore Glasses

You can’t hit it if you can’t see it. Success in baseball…
George Sisler (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

George Sisler: A Close Look at Vision Problems that Derailed Him

There is no question that, when a hitter takes stock of his prize…

National Cartwright Day and the First Televised Major-League Game

On Saturday, August 26, 1939, the Brooklyn Dodgers and Cincinnati…
Roland Hemond (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

Roland Hemond: If You Can’t Take Part in a Sport, Be One Anyway, Will You?

Roland Hemond has made lasting and unprecedented contributions…

Mapping the Fog: A Response to “Clutch Hitting and the Cramer Test”

1. My Model In issue number 33 of The Baseball Research Journal,…

Clutch Hitting and the Cramer Test

Bill James recently asserted that Dick Cramer’s famous 1977…

Response to “Mapping the Fog”

In a famous clutch-hitting study in 1977, Dick Cramer took 122…

Clutch Hitting Revisited

Do clutch hitters exist? More precisely, are there any batters…

A Pitcher Shows His Age: The Case Study of Ace Winger

Ace Winger broke into the big leagues at the tender age of 21…

Where Have You Gone, Carl Yastrzemski? A Statistical Analysis of the Triple Crown

All I want out of life is that when I walk down the street folks…

The OBP Triple Crown

It’s an article of faith these days that batting average is…

A Farewell to Arms: The Major Leagues in 1968 and the Transition to a New Modern Era

By any measure 1968 was a year of upheaval. Assassinations, riots,…

Bullpen Cy Young Awards: When and Why Do Relievers Win It?

Major League Baseball marked the fiftieth anniversary of the…
Fall 2008 Baseball Research Journal

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