The difference between good tanking and bad tanking
Towards a shorter MLB game.
On casting Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor
Or, How Spalding Signed Clarkson, but that is boring…
What does it even mean to say a game matters?
In which I let loose my inner curmudgeon
The Cubs never were the most futile club, their fans notwithstanding.
A harder question than it first appears
Nowhere to run, nowhere to dodge.
The ideology of a rule.
An exercise in recreational antiquarian sports pedantry.
…in 1885. And they’re not the Cubs yet.
But Cubs fans need to take what they can get.
To the future and beyond!
A tale of substance abuse, domestic violence, and baseball, plus a free bonus axe murder if you call now! And a mystery.
A question for our legal folk: When is plunking the batter a tort?
Not a history piece. It’s happening right now!
Why anyone thinks he did: Part II of a four part series
or, Everything You Think You Know About the Origin of Baseball is Wrong
Spring Training games have roster rules. Does anyone care?
Goose Gossage continues a hallowed baseball tradition
What was old is new still.
signs of spring
…from the ongoing Baseball Riots series
Bernie Sanders Plays Role of Rabbi in 1999 Low-Budget Comedy “My X-Girlfriend’s Wedding Reception” – YouTube
Who’s in and who’s out.
A peculiarity of baseball sadly now lost
An objectively correct listicle.
Yes, baseball really does explain everything!
The World Series begins this evening. The Cubs will not win it for the 107th year in a row. Here’s why.
Spoiler alert: Not a rollicking good time.
OK so long as it’s not rigged?
or, Baseball’s Original Worst Contract Ever
No longer, unlike Abe Vigoda, in the “What, he’s still alive?” category