Category Archive: Articles.2017-BRJ46-1

Oscar Charleston (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

Hothead: How the Oscar Charleston Myth Began

Oscar Charleston is shown here in the uniform of the Santa…

‘Little League Home Runs’ in MLB History: The Denouement

At the SABR 45 convention held in Chicago in 2015, I presented…

Marvin Miller and the Birth of the MLBPA

“The unionization of professional athletes has been the most…

The 'Strike' Against Jackie Robinson: Truth or Myth?

A National League players’ strike, instigated by some of…

More Than Ballplayers: Baseball Players and Pursuit of the American Dream in the 1880s

This essay is intended as an exploratory survey of baseball players…

A Pitching Conundrum: Tim Keefe and Old Hoss Radbourne

The 1950 rule defining pitching wins has been used as the criterion…

The Effect of Stride Length on Pitched Ball Velocity

One philosophy of pitching holds that pushing off the rubber…

Calculating Skill and Luck in Major League Baseball

One of the author's favorite topics is the contributions of skill…

Doubleheaders with More Than Two Teams

A modern fan goes to the ballpark to see two teams battle each…

The Many Faces of Happy Felton

Happy Felton, an all-around entertainer of a long-gone era, won…
Baseball Research Journal, Spring 2017

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