Tag Archives: Sabermetrics

Streaking

Like the proverbial first-small-step of the longest journey, record-MLB streaks begin innocently enough. Each captures the imagination of the public in different ways. Usually, the most dramatic streaks occur over the course of a season. A few, equally impressive, are … Continue reading

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Notes toward a Supreme Fiction: My Sport Could Beat up Your Sport

As this is the 500th blog generated by the Right Off the Bat project, in the spirit of collegial, international, and inter-sport collaboration, we thought we’d put our heads together (ouch) in doing some outside-the-box thinking . . . and … Continue reading

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Who Is Dan Le Batard? A-Rod We Know

I (Evander) will answer my subject-line question directly. Dan Le Batard has been stripped of his National Baseball Hall of Fame voting privileges by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, for turning over his vote to Deadspin. The suspension lasts … Continue reading

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Henry Chadwick and Cricket; “Moneyball” and Baseball

National Baseball Hall of Fame writer (and one of the true architects of baseball as we know it) Henry Chadwick began covering New York area cricket games for Long Island newspapers when he was a mere seventeen-years old–before the start … Continue reading

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