The dramatic and tragic end of Roberto Clemente’s career capped a story that is uniquely American and uniquely baseball.
The city best-suited for another MLB team is rarely mentioned despite all the demographic, economic, and historical arguments in its favor. Baseball should put a third team in New York.
If Oakland As catcher Bruce Maxwell’s grandstanding spreads to the rest of the MLB, baseball is at a much greater risk for its survival than the NFL is. Here’s why.
The baseball season tests and exposes teams over the long haul rather than isolated, random stints. That’s what makes this week’s single-elimination wild card play-in games so improper.
Baseball is not and has never been a timed game. Adding a clock would profoundly alter its very character by changing how the game’s outcome is determined.
The Mets announced they will extend field nets to the camera wells beyond the dugouts. That will both shield far more spectators while reducing the value of many more seats.
Regardless of which team you root for, if you are a fan of our nation’s oldest pastime you should be rooting for the success of the game’s next generation of superstars.
There is no other major sport where an athlete is asked to perform a task so completely out of his comfort zone. The designated hitter fixes this problem.
For a sport with a deep connection to its history, changing the rules for extra innings would be dramatic. It would also be a huge mistake, and alienate longtime fans.
The improbable link between Javier Baez and Francisco Lindor isn’t this year’s only World Series parallel. Parallel universes are colliding all over the place.
Watching this Cubs team win the National League Championship Series against the Dodgers Saturday night was absolutely perfect.
So the Pedro Martinez celebrated the Cleveland Indians’ victory with a war whoop. Big freakin’ deal. Can we get back to the game?
It wouldn’t be out of bounds to ask sensitive Toronto folk to cast their eyes west and tell us why ‘Eskimo’ gets a pass while ‘Indian’ doesn’t.
Whether you bleed Dodger blue or root for the Giants, all fans who have heard Scully speak know something major will be lost after this season.
Jays manager John Gibbons complained that MLB’s new slide rule will turn players into wusses. Social justice warriors are crying about it.
Chicago White Sox player Adam LaRoche is walking away from the $13 million remaining on his contract rather than reduce the time he spends with his son.
Shedding older baseball Hall of Fame voters will tilt the field towards players caught using performance-enhancing drugs.
Gabby Morrongiello, reporter for the Washington Examiner, weighed in on the first democratic presidential debate on today’s Federalist Radio Hour. She discussed Hillary Clinton’s successes on stage, Bernie Sander’s missed opportunities, and other highlights from the night.
In some countries, baseball players flip bats. In the United States, we don’t. To have different baseball cultures is not racist.
To save the game, Major League Baseball must come down hard on the St. Louis Cardinals.
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