Ty Cobb Bat To Be Auctioned During All-Star WeekThe century-old, 34.5-inch bat used by "The Georgia Peach" is available to the highest bidder through Hunt Auctions.
By The Numbers: Listing The All-Time MLB Leaders For this installment of By The Numbers, I thought I would take a look at the all-time hitting and pitching leaders, just to get a feel for some of the numbers.
By The Numbers: Who Was More Dominant — Babe Ruth Or Ty Cobb?Can we compare apples and oranges? Ty Cobb won 11 batting titles (BA) in 13 years while Babe Ruth copped 13 slugging (SLG) crowns in a 14-year stretch. Yet, I wonder, can we determine which of the two Hall of Famers was more dominant?
By The Numbers: Al Kaline Was The Ultimate Pro's ProKaline never played a day of minor league baseball. He wore the Tigers’ uniform with class. He was the perfect No. 3 hitter, and quite possibly the best fielding right-fielder that many baseball fans ever saw.
Baseball Icon Stan Musial Passes Away At 92One of baseball's greatest icons Stan Musial has passed away at 92.
By The Numbers: Introducing Baseball's Cumulative Base Proficiency (CBP)I picked sixteen giants of the game, using the following career statistics: At-bats (AB), walks (W), total bases (TB), stolen bases (SB), caught stealing (CS) and hit-by-pitch (HP).
By The Numbers: The Grey EagleTris Speaker was one of the best players of a bygone era in baseball.
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: MLB's Top 10 Practically Unbreakable RecordsNot one of us figured 714, 892, 3508 or 2130 would ever be surpassed. They were baseball's Magic Numbers. Well, decades later, we certainly know better.
Could Derek Jeter Pass Pete Rose As MLB's All-Time Hits Leader?Derek Jeter has become the 28th player in MLB history to record 3,000 career hits. Now the question is: how far can the captain climb MLB's all-time list? Could he possibly surpass Pete Rose at No. 1?
By The Numbers: The First InducteesHappy New Year! We can now say that “Pitchers and Catchers” will begin Spring Trainings next month in Florida and other places, no matter how much snow may come our way!