Peter Gammons: Craig Biggio revels in moment as Astros fans rise to occasion

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y.—Main Street was lined at 7 p.m. Friday, lined with people in Houston Astros garb. “I don’t ever remember seeing an Astros shirt here,” one Hall of Fame worker laughed. And inside, with the museum open until 8, there were Astros fans filling every room. By 7:30, they’d made a remarkable discovery—the Craig Biggio […]

The Royals steal one from the A’s

I think the A’s will have to agree that Royals should be arrested for thievery. They were running wild last night in Kansas City tying the postseason single-game record with seven steals. There have only been 11 postseason games prior to this with as many as five steals Date Series Gm# Tm Opp Rslt SB ▾ […]

Legends of the Game: Team by team SB vs. the league average leaders, NL

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 are […]

Legends of the Game: Decade by decade TRAA 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: Joe Morgan

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 […]

Brett Gardner’s Yankee record-setting game

It’s not easy to set an offensive record for the Yankees, but thanks to the offensive showing by the Red Sox last night, Brett Gardner has found a place in the team’s record book. The record: Most runs scored in a game by a Yankee without the benefit of a hit Last night, the Yankees […]

42 to Know: In honor of Jackie Robinson Day

Today is the 67th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s first game for the Brooklyn Dodgers. A day that changed more than professional baseball, it changed more than just professional sports, it changed America and changed the world. The event will be celebrated throughout baseball where we will see players of all colors and backgrounds wearing Jackie’s iconic […]

Peter Gammons: Panel of experts could be solution to current Hall of Fame system

It is nearly 11 months until we begin submitting Hall of Fame ballots, and while everyone seems to agree there can be a better way than the system we now utilize, stomping our feet and staging “hell, no, we won’t go” protests accomplish little. I get it. I get frustrated when a Ted Simmons or […]