Rickey Henderson

Jennie Finch (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images), Rollie Fingers (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton Announce Rosters For All-Star Legends And Celebrity Softball Game

With Craig recently taking home the 2013 Pulse of the People Award, Boomer will be looking for his redemption.

07/12/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: 300 + 300 = A Very Small Number

Stuart Cooke is a college baseball player and is presently taking a course on sabermetrics. He is also our By The Numbers guest blogger this week. As you will see, he discusses a pretty exclusive club.

02/11/2013

Mike Piazza (credit: Ezra Shaw /Getty Images), Craig Biggio  (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Hall Of Fame Voters Got It Wrong With Piazza, Biggio

There wasn’t a positive drug test or smoking syringe implicating them. They weren’t dragged in front of committees on Capitol Hill to explain themselves, and their names haven’t been tarnished by clubhouse trainers.

01/10/2013

View of Shea Stadium in Flushing, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Silverman: Tommie Agee – Memories Come Back To Life

Tommie Agee had a spectacular impact on the 1969 “Miracle Mets.”

08/25/2012

Mookie Wilson (credit: Rick Stewart/Getty Images), Rickey Henderson (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sweeny: A Look Back: Baseball In New York On July 1, 1987

On July 1, 1987, 24-hour sports talk radio was born, and boy did baseball look different.

06/28/2012

Willie Mays, left, of the San Francisco Giants, and the Yankees' Mickey Mantle check over their lineups before the start of All Star baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, October 12, 1958.

By The Numbers: The Best I Ever Saw … How About You?

But are the “Champions” necessarily the best team? I still have nightmares about Pittsburgh’s Bill Mazeroski hitting that home run off Ralph Terry in Game Seven of the 1960 World Series. The Yankees were better, but the Pirates were the champs!

10/18/2011

(Photo by Max Morse/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: What Is The Power-Speed Number?

What players best “combine” sheer power with blazing speed? Is there a way to measure the meshing of these talents? One metric that can be used is called the “Power-Speed Number” (PSN).

WFAN–09/13/2010