Peter Gammons: Historic view of the state of the Dodgers

Earlier this week, Joe Sheehan looked at the nine teams that had .700 winning percentages. The two best, the 1906 Cubs (.763) and 1909 Pirates (.724) played more than a century ago, played a far different game, but helped make his point, because the .763 Cubs lost the World Series. In fact, four of the […]

Chap: From the CHUMPS to the CHAMPS?

Here’s what the Yankees received from the franchise that made even Santa blush with the gift giving they gave not just to New York but to other teams as well. Remember Kansas City and Johnny Cueto?   The acquisition of Aroldis Chapman to the Yankees bullpen makes them a legitimate contender to win the AL […]

Kluber Channels Rapid Robert, Big Unit vs. Cards

Wednesday night, Corey Kluber took the mound against the St. Louis Cardinals looking to avoid becoming the first pitcher to follow up a Cy Young Award season with eight straight winless outings to begin the next year. Kluber did indeed make history, but for all the right reasons. He punched out 18 Cardinals and walked none in […]

Nine to Minoso

Minnie Minoso 11/29/25 (?) – 3/1/2015 Orestes in Peace In a New York Times article in early April, 1962, as Minnie Minoso was joining the St. Louis Cardinals, Arthur Daley had a column entitled, “The Irrepressible Minnie.” A perfect title for a man played baseball and lived life with boundless enthusiasm. In the middle of […]

Legends of the Game: Team by team career RSAA leaders, American League

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. All stats in the ATM reports are generated from the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, unless explictly stated otherwise. FRAA, since 1950, comes from Baseball Prospectus. Lee can be followed on twitter @ATMreports. Today’s Legends of the Game is […]

Nine fascinating stats

Nine to Know: Outstanding stats Jose Altuve has steals in six straight games and multiple steals in four straight, both are Astros records. I was curious and I checked to find that Rickey Henderson in 1983 stole at least one base in 11 straight games, but never had multiple steals in more than three straight […]

Legends of the Game: Bob Feller

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. Lee can be followed on twitter @ATMreports. Today’s Legend of the Game is Bob Feller. BOB FELLER, 1918-2010 FELLER YEAR AGE RSAA ERA G GS IP SO SO/9 WHIP W L SV NW NL TEAM 1936 17 […]