Nine to Know about 2015

Welcome to the first Nine to Know of the new year. As of January 1st, there are 94 days until Opening Night at Wrigley Field. Nine to Know about 2015 Brady Clark had 2015 At Bats in his career from 2000-2008 Leon Wagner, Jim Northrup, and Matt Kemp had 2015 total bases Roger Maris reached […]

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 SB 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 are […]

Don Zimmer played 12 years in the majors

I tell people all the time that “it always comes back to baseball.” Don Zimmer lived that life. Zimmer spent 66 of his 83 years as a manager, player, coach and baseball executive, 56 of those years were in the majors. I can say that I am envious of those who got to spend time […]

Legends of the Game: Lou Brock

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 Legends of the Game is Lou Brock. YEAR AGE TRAA RCAA FRAA OBA SLG OPS OWP RC/G AVG HR RBI SB G TEAM 1961 22 -2 -2 0 .167 […]

Gregor Blanco’s 3/3 game

Too frequently we take a confluence of events in a game for granted, when simply by becoming aware of it we can appreciate the events all the more. That’s why I was pumped to read Henry Schulman‘s story in the San Francisco Chronicle about Gregor Blanco‘s game on Wednesday. In Giant’s 10-4 victory over the […]

Happy birthday, Michelle Obama (and 50 years ago in baseball)

First Lady Michelle Obama turns 50 today. In honor of the Ms. Obama’s birthday, here are some baseball highlights from 1964 The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Yankees in seven games in the World Series. Following the Series, the Yankees fired manager Yogi Berra and replaced him with Cardinals manager Johnny Keane who had resigned. […]

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 […]