In part 2 of his series on significant managerial moves in Major League Baseball, Rob Neyer examines how Earl Weaver handled prospect Cal Ripken Jr. in 1981.
When baseball fans think of Chicago ballparks, Wrigley Field likely comes to mind.
Rob Neyer begins his 10-part series on notable Major League managerial moves by taking a look at Connie Mack.
Pitchers—Carl Hubbell and Satchel Paige—steal the show in the 1934 MLB and East-West All-Star Games.
In 1949, George Kell won the American League batting race with a batting average of .34291, edging out Ted Williams (.34276) by a very, very narrow margin—.00015.
With most baseball guides now online, the hard copy annual Who’s Who in Baseball is something of a relic—its future uncertain.