Category Archive: Articles.2017-BRJ46-2

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

Voters in the 2012 American League MVP race who valued the historical…

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 in 2017 provided an occasion to recall…

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 stylings…

Broadcasting Red Sox Baseball: How the Arrival of Radio Impacted the Team and the Fans

During the Boston Red Sox's winning years in the early 20th century,…

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…
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