Category Archive: Articles.2021-TNP

Introduction: The Future According to Baseball

At the 2003 SABR national convention, SABR launched a survey…

Baseball Uniforms in the Future: What Might They Look Like Two Decades from Now?

The Kansas City Royals had so much fun on Turn Ahead the Clock…

Commissioner Announces New Alignment and Addresses MLB 2041 Season Initiatives

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The Future of Women in Baseball: An interview with Janet Marie Smith and Bianca Smith

When does a moment become a movement? If you’d asked just two…

Signs of the Times

Jerry slings the baseball to me from his crouch, and I can barely…

Baseball and Some Media Futures

I’m a science fiction writer who, quite literally, grew up…

Democracy at the Ballpark: Looking Towards a Fan-Owned Future

Think about your favorite baseball team. Think about the many…

How Climate Change Will Affect Baseball

What does climate change have to do with baseball? There are…

The ‘Natural’

Here we go. Logan was all nerves, with a touch of relief, as…

Nashville Stars Join Mexico City as 32nd Team in MLB

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The Astrofuturism of Baseball

In one of the 1951 Bowman trading card sets, Jets, Rockets,…

Baseball in 2040: The Digital Viewer

A young boy does “the Wave” as a digital spectator to a…

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and the Bright Future of Baseball

Using machine learning, AlphaGo taught itself the game of Go,…

At the Intersection of Hope and Worry: How Baseball and Society Learn from History

Sixteen months ago, we were stuck in our homes wondering if,…

London Rounders Accused of Hacking Stadium Robot Umpire

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Intercontinental Baseball League Scheduled to Start League Play in 2039

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Stevens Nomination to Hall of Fame to Proceed

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Fan Experience to Include Virtual Reality Betting in Real Time

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The Future of Baseball Cards

Statcast will be 25 years old in 2040. The oldest Millennials…

Cooperstown 2040: Where the Baseball Hall of Fame Might Be in Roughly 20 Years

  Mike Mussina’s induction was a clear sign that Hall…

The Game Is Afoot

New Amsterdam Domed City, Mars Colony, Baseball League Game…

The Future of Baseball Gaming Simulations

The magnificent September sunset offered the perfect backdrop…

The Future of Baseball Training Starts with VR but Leads to the Metaverse

  Chicago White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito trying out…
2021 The National Pastime: The Future According to Baseball