Category Archives: Classic Posts

Jeter or A-Rod?

In the early 2000s, it became trendy in baseball circles to refer to Derek Jeter as the fourth best shortstop in the game. Jeter was baseball’s most marketable player, and after 4 championships in 5 years, in the nation’s largest … Continue reading

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Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio?

I take back everything bad I’ve ever said about Carlos Beltran. Not really. I’ve often argued that the reason Carlos has the greatest stolen base percentage of all time is that he never steals a meaningful base. In fact, I’ll … Continue reading

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Balls and Strikes and Mike Piazza

I have a number of theories about balls and strikes and how they are called by homeplate umpires.¬†First of all, it truly amazes me that the dead center field camera angle, which is used in Boston, St. Louis, and Minnesota, … Continue reading

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