History & Hall of Fame

MLB Record Watch and Some Fun With On Pace Numbers

Looking at some on-pace totals, what Major League records are in danger of falling this season?

Prospects Debuting too Early?

Looking at which players debuted prior to their age 21 season with disastrous consequences.

Remembering Some Underrated Dudes From the '80s

With the release of Topps Archive sets, we shine some light on a few underrated names from the '80s.

Baseball is Cyclical

Tom Verducci recently suggested that hitters working deeper counts is causing a decline in offensive output. Maybe they just can't hit?

Changing run environments within a single season

Looking at outlier months in league average runs-per-game.

Talking Replacement Level With Sean Forman

Sean Forman is the President of Sports Reference LLC and the creator of the beloved Baseball Reference website. I would like to thank him for taking the time to speak with me regarding replacement level, WAR, and what’s on the road-map for BR.

Not Doing The Big Things Or Little Things

It's very strange to see a player not having much power not have to bunt much. Who are the few who took that concept to the extreme?

Kimbrel vs Gagne and K%+

Using league-adjusted strikeout rates to put Craig Kimbrel's historic 2012 season into context.

An Alternative To The 3000 Hit Club

Joining the 3000 Hit Club, and base hits overall, is a widely celebrated accomplishment for a player, but it caters to a specific style of hitter. How would these records look using Times on Base?

Remembering Jose Rijo's One Big Year

While it seemed like Greg Maddux was untouchable on top of the National League pitching mound from 1992-95, Jose Rijo had one season that was overlooked by many.

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