By The Numbers: 'The Ultimate Blast' — An All-Time Great Home Run DerbySince the Midsummer Classic will be preceded by a home-run contest on the previous day, I offer this fantasy all-time Home Run Derby called “The Ultimate Blast.”
By The Numbers: Miguel Cabrera's Triple CrownMiguel Cabrera's Triple Crown placed him into an elite group in history.
By The Numbers: The Grey EagleTris Speaker was one of the best players of a bygone era in baseball.
By The Numbers: Worth The Money? An Analysis Of Dice-K … Then And NowDaisuke “Dice-K” Matsuzaka achieved varied success in his five years with the Boston Red Sox, but was the $51,111,111.11 paid for the rights to negotiate with the Japanese star worth the money?
By The Numbers: Double X: Jimmie FoxxWe usually don’t hear much about Jimmie Foxx anymore. Or read much about him. And it’s too bad. For Foxx was one of the greatest players ever to grace the diamond.
By The Numbers: The Second Greatest TeamFor this episode of By The Numbers I would like to pose the question as to what team is the second-greatest club ever, and how would that determination be made?
By The Numbers: Going DeepFifty homeruns in a season! It used to be a barrier. From 1920 up through the beginning of the 1990 season, it had been accomplished only seventeen times by ten hitters.
Yankees Lose 4-3 To Orioles Despite A-Rod's Exploits Despite Alex Rodriguez driving in two runs and reaching 100 RBI for the 13th straight season, the Yankees dropped their Labor Day matinee to the Orioles.