History & Hall of Fame

WAR of the Ages

11

Using Wins Above Replacement to measure changing age trends in baseball's history.

The Hall of Stats… for Hockey?

8

The creator of the Hall of Stats takes a look at the Hockey Hall of Fame.

A-Rod and the Career Home Run Race

2

A look at A-Rod's dwindling chances at hitting 763 Home Runs before career's end.

Earl Weaver 1930–2013

7

Earl Weaver passed away early this morning. Weaver was one of the most entertaining and innovative managers in the history of the game.

A Brief History of Pitcher's Hitting

16

Looking at the best and worst seasons and careers of pitchers in the batter's box.

The "If There's Room" Hall of Famer

7

Forget "First Ballot" Hall of Famer—it's time to add another term to your baseball lexicon: The "If There's Room" Hall of Famer.

Greatest Traded Seasons

10

Remembering which player-seasons in the Live Ball Era accumulated the most WAR with two different ballclubs.

Older, but faster?

8

Often speed is a tool that peaks at an earlier age than other baseball tools. We examine those players who broke the mold and hit their stolen base stride in their 30s.

Using WAR Variations to Measure 'Career Shapes'

5

WAR is a fantastic tool by which we measure a player's overall value with a baseline set at "replacement-level." What happens when we raise that baseline to All-Star or even MVP level? Which...

2014 Hall of Fame Ballot

14

You thought this year was bad? Let's add another handful of worthy candidates!

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