Category Archive: Articles.2018-BRJ47-1

Caguas Criollos: Five Caribbean Series Crowns and Cooperstown Connections

The powerhouse Caguas Criollos of the Roberto Clemente Professional…

Author Wiggen Goes East: Jim Brosnan and the 1958 Cardinals Tour of Japan

The St. Louis Cardinals embarked on their 1958 tour of Japan…

The Growth of 'Three True Outcomes': From Usenet Joke to Baseball Flashpoint

In this paper, the growth of Three True Outcomes — home runs,…

An Epoch in Australian Baseball: Stanford University's Tour of 1928

In 1928, the Stanford University baseball team came to Australia…

Baseball Championship Windows: How Long Are They?

It is not unusual to hear a sports fan or announcer say something…

Relief Pitching Strategy: Past, Present, and Future?

Was the bullpen "revolution" started by Dennis Eckersley and…

Seven Degrees of Separation? Analyzing MLB Played-With Relationships, 1930-2016

This article reports on MLB "played-with" relationships for the…

Hit Probability as a Function of Foul-Ball Accumulation

In a day and age when professional baseball has implemented countdown…

Just Like a Big Leaguer: The Chicago Tribune Amateur Baseball Contest of 1915

In 1915, the Chicago Tribune announced a contest to…

'When You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take It': Who Took the Cycle or Quasi-Cycle?

When a player needs only a simple single to hit for the cycle,…

'I Thought We Had A Roof': Marlins All Wet After Opening Day Rain Delay Gaffe

On Opening Day of the 2015 season, Miami Marlins players and…

Regular Season Showdowns

One game for the pennant: winner takes the flag. Few showdowns…

The Impact of the Blue Ribbon Panel on Collective Bargaining Agreements

In July 2000 the Report of the Independent Members of the Commissioner’s…

How Bases on Balls were Scored: 1864–1888

In 1876 a base on balls was charged against a batter’s average,…

Origin of the Phrase 'Hitting for the Cycle' and An Approach to How Cycles Occur

One of the most exciting accomplishments in major league baseball…
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