Nine oddities from the list of 500-home run hitters

The great thing about baseball is that when you look at any list of 27 ballplayers you can find loads of odd numbers amongst their stats. This is certainly true when you look at the 27 sluggers with 500+ homers. Nine to Know: From the 500-homer list Babe Ruth had 113 sac bunts, but two […]

Legends of the Game: Team by team leaders, single season ISO leaders, AL

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 @BaseballEncyclo. The new edition of the Complete […]

Legends of the Game: Letter by letter career HR leaders

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 @BaseballEncyclo. Today’s Legends of the Game is […]

Legends of the Game: Team by team career overall bases vs. league average, AL

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 are […]

Legends of the Game: Team by team career overall bases leaders

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 are […]

Legends of the Game: Decade by decade HR leaders

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 are […]

Edwin ties The Mick

Dale Sveum is a genius!! On the day that the Royals made Sveum the hitting coach, every hitter in the Kansas City lineup had at least one hit, and Kansas City defeated Toronto, 8-6, ending the Jays nine-game winning streak. Today, the Royals should name Sveum the pitching coach and see if they can shut […]

Longest hitting streaks for nine Hall of Fame outfielders

Last night, Joey Votto hit a walkoff solo homer in the Reds 4-3 win over Colorado Rockies. The bigger story, at least for me, was that Johnny Cueto ended Nolan Arenado‘s hitting streak at 28 games. We have had some fun talking and tweeting about each franchise’s longest hitting streak leader, but one of the […]

Home Run Leaders by President

In honor of President’s Day on Monday, February 17: The leading home run hitters during each presidency Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909): Harry Davis – 67 William Howard Taft (1909-1913): Frank Schulte – 56 Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921): Babe Ruth – 162 Warren G. Harding (1921-1923): Babe Ruth – 135 Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929): Babe Ruth – 319 Herbert […]

Where have all the right-handed power hitters gone?

2013 saw the fewest right-handed 30+ homer hitters, in a non-strike season, since 1992. There were only eight in 2013 2013 Righties with 30+ Homers HR AVG SLUG K 1. Miguel Cabrera (DET) 44 .348 .636 94 2. Paul Goldschmidt (ARI) 36 .302 .551 145 3. Edwin Encarnacion (TOR) 36 .272 .534 62 4. Mark […]