Category Archive: Articles.2017-BRJ46-2

The Struggle to Define 'Valuable': Tradition vs. Sabermetrics in the 2012 AL MVP Race

"When you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of…

The Complete Collegiate Baseball Record of George H.W. Bush

Baseball has been an important and enduring component in the…

A Comprehensive Analysis of Team Streakiness in Major League Baseball: 1962-2016

A baseball team would be considered “streaky” if its record…

Quasi-Cycles — Better than Cycles?

One of baseball’s most highly regarded accomplishments by an…

Jim Piersall's Tumultuous 1952 Season

Jimmy Piersall’s death on June 3, 2017, provided an occasion…

Analysis of Andrés Galarraga's Home Run of May 31, 1997

In this article the home run hit by Andrés Galarraga at the…

Baseball Swing Stride and Head Movement Relationships

Some have suggested that a baseball batter must keep their head…

Baseball Before a Captive Audience: The Minnesota State Prison's Sisal Sox, 1914-72

Prison games are easily overlooked by historians because few…

Gladys Goodding, Ebbets Field Organ Queen

Gladys Goodding was more than just an artiste whose musical…

Fanatic Fatality: One of the Most Violent Baseball Arguments In History

The underlying aggressiveness in rivalries between baseball teams…

Champions, Tantrums and Bad Umps: The 1885 “World Series”

For more than a century the World Series has been an integral…

From Recorder to Judge: The Evolution of the Scorer in the Nineteenth Century

The role of official scorers has evolved in many forms over the…
Baseball Research Journal, Fall 2017

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