Category Archive: Articles.2019-BRJ48-2

Left Out: Handedness and the Hall of Fame

Handedness historically has been of importance to how the game…

Why OPS Works

Pete Palmer, the inventor of OPS (on-base plus slugging), explains…

Rating Baseball Agencies: Who is Delivering the Goods?

In the summer of 2018 Washington Post reporter Jorge Castillo…

Hot Streaks, Screaming Grounders, and War: Conceptual Metaphors in Baseball

Until my freshman year of college, the only books I’d read…

Community, Defection, and equipo Cuba: Baseball under Fidel Castro, 1959–93

Baseball is called America’s national pastime, but in Cuba…

Baseball Archeology in Cuba: A Trip to Güines

Visiting Cuba is like tripping in a time machine. We’re not…

Testing an RPI Ranking System for Canadian University Baseball

University baseball in Canada currently lacks a true national…

Time Between Pitches: Cause of Long Games?

A major topic for MLB and the baseball press continues to be…

Setting the Record Straight on 
Major League Team Nicknames

Of the major league teams that trace their history before 1960,…

Did MLB Exist Before the Year 2000?

Writers often refer to “MLB” as though it were something…

Baseball and the Great Movie Comedians

While Charlie Chaplin went into the boxing ring in City Lights…

'Our Lady Reporter': Introducing Some Women Baseball Writers, 1900–30

Stereotypical beliefs about women permeate American popular culture,…

Carl Lundgren: The Cubs' Cold-Weather King

All the poetry and folklore of "Tinker to Evers to Chance" notwithstanding,…

Beyond the Miracle: The Mets of the Early 1970s

The year 1969 was eventful. Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz…

Philadelphia in the 1882 League Alliance

Histories of the Philadelphia Phillies portray the club’s admission…
Baseball Research Journal, Fall 2019

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