Category Archive: Articles.2016-BRJ45-1

Analyzing Coverage of the Hines Triple Play

In 1878 a triple play by Providence’s Paul Hines didn’t attract…

Revisiting the Hines Triple Play

On May 8, 1878, the National League club of Providence hosted…

Golden Pitches: The Ultimate Last-at-Bat, Game Seven Scenario

In Game Seven of the 2014 World Series, each of the six pitches…

Hype and Hope: The Effect of Rookies and Top Prospects on MLB Attendance

What is unclear is whether fan responsiveness is limited to a…

Negro League Baseball, Black Community, and The Socio-Economic Impact of Integration

The story of Negro League baseball in general and the Kansas…

'Playing Rotten, It Ain't That Hard To Do': How the Black Sox Threw the 1920 Pennant

Entering the 1920 season, the defending American League champion…

No 'Solid Front of Silence': The Forgotten Black Sox Scandal Interviews

When legendary sportswriter Furman Bisher died in 2012, his…

Flashback Gordon: Cryptic Communication within a Base-Running Relay-Throw Event

In a game where cryptic communication is of paramount importance…

The Browns' Spring Training 1946

The St. Louis Browns’ American League championship in 1944…

The Planting of Le Grand Orange

The Astros sent Rusty Staub to Montreal in return for first baseman…

Player Win Averages (1946-2015)

The Player Wins Averages is a combination of all the aspects…

Never Make the First or Last Out at Third Base ... Perhaps

Looking through Major League Baseball's data, the author analyzes…

Notes Related to Cy Young’s First No-Hitter

Next to a perfect game, the no-hitter may be the most alluring…

Bacteria Beat the Phillies: The Deaths of Charlie Ferguson and Jimmy Fogarty

Between the years 1888 and 1891, the National League's Philadelphia…
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