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1999: Bobby V sits while Rey-Rey hits


This week in 1999: Bobby V sits a few out and Rey Ordoñez lets his hair change his mind.

MLB Attendance, 1950-2013


See how attendance has changed over the past 60 years or so. Is the current trend of growing attendance the real deal or a mirage?

McGwire, Yount, and Braun: Reforming Drug Policy


Beyond Braun: The Shortcomings of MLB's Drug Policy

McGwire's brother: I gave the him 'roids


I almost feel sorry for Mark McGwire. First he cries before Congress. Then his baseball career is called into question and nearly disgraced. And now his own brother Jay is pitching a book in which...


Look at my stuff, you guys!

Recently I took a week off from work and visited my parents in St. Charles. (You may remember that I found time-traveling Keith Hernandez during NLCS Game 3.) While I was there, I used my...

Hall of Fame Results


By what logic can Roberto Alomar be named on 90 percent of the writers' Hall of Fame ballots while Alan Trammell is named on fewer than 25 percent? (AP) The Hall of Fame results are...

Hall of Fame Hierarchy


Hall of Fame voters can't logically vote for Roberto Alomar or Barry Larkin without also voting for the similarly deserving Alan Trammell. Jay has the Hall of Fame pretty well locked...

Asterisk and Reward


The St. Louis Post-Dispatch put an asterisk next to Santana's no hitter. Does it deserve it?

Rethinking our National Pastime: The "Let’s Get RIPPED" edition


Right or wrong, black or white Cross the line your gonna pay In the dawn before the light Live and die by the shades of gray -Shades of Grey, Robert Earl Keen I’m a fan of starting creative...

Let's Go to the Videotape: Baseball Sells!


Let's Go to the Videotape: A random cornucopia of baseball players selling stuff.

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