As a baseball fan, you’ve probably heard some version of this story: In 1952, Pittsburgh’s Ralph Kiner led the league in home runs for the seventh…
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Here’s a piece of trivia you might not know: Tom Brady (yes, THE Tom Brady) was taken in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL draft. Crazy, right? Like, he…
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There’s a funny scene near the beginning of the movie “Notting Hill.” Hugh Grant’s character, who owns a travel book shop in London*, brings Julia…
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On the morning of July 1, less than one month ago, the Boston Red Sox were 43-33 and tied with Toronto for the top spot in the American League wild-card…
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OK, so the essential Baseball-Reference has yet another incredibly cool new feature called “Spans,” which allows you to take a look at a player or team…
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Happy Independence Day! I have two wishes for America on this fourth of July: Something about finding common ground and seeing each other and all that…
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In this edition of Weekend Fun Read, I’m looking at a dozen great pitchers of the last 60 or so years … and the hitters who gave them trouble. This is…
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So, we had some fun last week by looking at the leading home run hitter by letter of the alphabet, and the response was so great that I came up with…
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Every now and again here — and especially now with a lockout going on — we like to reference FanGraphs money. If you go to the bottom of a FanGraphs…
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