Fresh off a World Series victory with the Red Sox, outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury has signed with Boston’s archrival, the New York Yankees. Bill Littlefield looks at some of the more memorable departures from Fenway to the Bronx.
Alex Rodriguez is fighting the 211-game suspension issued by Major League Baseball for alleged doping. But on Wednesday, he walked out of his own arbitration hearing. Bill speaks with Wendy Thurm, who’s been following the story for FanGraphs.com.
With the end of the baseball season nearing, commentator Bill Littlefield is thinking about what the end of the baseball season means to some especially devoted fans of the game.
St. Louis Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha is just 22 years old, but he is 4-0 this postseason. Bill Littlefield looks at Wacha’s sudden stardom.
With the World Series kicking off, Bill Littlefield is thinking about the different ways fans appreciate the game of baseball.
An excerpt from “Expanding the Strike Zone: Baseball in the Age of Free Agency” by Daniel Gilbert.
Author Daniel Gilbert examines how baseball has been shaped and modified from the postwar boom to today. He joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the history and the meaning of the sport’s changes.
Only A Game’s Doug Tribou shares a bit of hardball history courtesy of legendary mystery writer, Raymond Chandler.
Baseball is bigger than who wins the World Series. Mount Holyoke President Lynn Pasquerella recalls the beginning of her love of baseball.
In “The 34-Ton Bat,” Steve Rushin tells the stories of a number of objects — and characters — from baseball’s past. The author joins Bill Littlefield to delve deeper into some of those stories.