With all of the HOF arguments being smacked around right now, to me the more interesting question is not who should go into the Hall of Fame, but how many? My initial slapdash observation would be about two per birth year, but there’s so many other factors to consider (population growth, addition of players from […]
Entries from December 2007
December 29th, 2007 · 7 Comments
December 27th, 2007 · 12 Comments
I didn’t get it when the White Sox signed him last year and I still don’t get it now. Darin Erstad signed a one year deal to be Chris Burke’s replacement on the Astros. Okay that’s a little unfair to Chris Burke, Erstad will play in the outfield and be a left handed hitter.
December 25th, 2007 · No Comments
(H/T) to Baseball Think Factory Back in the late 80s there was a real problem with illegal doping in Japan and this was one of the results: Merry Christmas!
December 24th, 2007 · 1 Comment
Whatever it is you’re celebrating right now (even if it’s celebrating that Brian Sabean isn’t your team’s GM), have a happy celebration. I’ll be back with more scintillating content on Boxing Day.
December 22nd, 2007 · No Comments
In Depth Statistical Analysis
December 22nd, 2007 · 3 Comments
My dad’s White Sox continue to add Hispanic middle infielders. Cuban SS/2B/OF Alexei Ramirez reportedly is on his way to 35th and Shields. Ramirez apparently led the Cuban league in home runs this year, but then I led the Norwood Park Pony League in Home Runs one year and you don’t see me in the […]
December 20th, 2007 · No Comments
A (H/T) to Andrew Johnson at the Defensive Indifference blog. First they launch a terrorist attack against Boston and now this baseless smear. I’ll have you know the number of ‘roid/bourbon high balls me and Big Papi have downed together is no more than two dozen, tops. What’s amusing is that similar sorts of bizarre […]
December 19th, 2007 · 2 Comments
These are, as best as I’m able to calculate, the pitching totals for non-pitchers in MLB from 1946-2006. IP H HR BB SO ERA BFP HBIP lgHBIP 313.2 370 44 206 139 6.51 1505 .298 .278 Now it’s possible I screwed up with database and don’t have the right numbers, but I looked it over […]
December 19th, 2007 · 6 Comments
I’ve got a few responses on a few subjects regarding my mental state and the state of my intellectual capabilities. Realize that I’m mostly kidding when I take jabs at myself, but that these sorts of things do come from somewhere. Job one when I decided to do this blog was to be as honest […]
December 18th, 2007 · 1 Comment
A Q&A I did with the DRays Bay website is up. Stop by and have a look. They’re also discussing my mental state at BTF so check that out too.