Phil Pepe's superb new book, 1961: The Inside Story of the Maris-Mantle Home Run Chase (Triumph Books, $20.00) is the best thing yet written - or likely to be written - about the amazing season 50 years ago which captivated the country.
Pepe dispels several myths about the legendary pursui ... More >>
Marvin Miller established the Major League Ballplayers Association, made it the most effective union in the country, and in the process became what former Dodgers broadcaster Red Barber called, "along with Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson, one of the three most important men in baseball history. ... More >>
We all know what Lord Acton said about being doomed to repeat history, so
while the fifteenth anniversary of the 1994 MLB Strike (August 12) is still
fresh in everyone's mind, let's do some reviewing:
Looking back, the casualty list seems staggering: nearly 950 major league
games and more than $ ... More >>