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

This article was selected as a finalist for a 2017 SABR Analytics…

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

In the Spring 2014 edition of the Baseball Research Journal,…

'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 (AL) Championship in…

The Planting of Le Grand Orange

No one knew it at the time, but the January 22, 1969, trade that…

Player Win Averages (1946-2015)

After the 1970 season, two brothers, Eldon and Harlan Mills,…

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

Baseball players, even those playing as children, have likely…

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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