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.
MLB general managers Dan Duquette, Ben Cherington and Neal Huntington share more than an occupation. They also share an alma mater. Duquette, GM of the Baltimore Orioles, joins Bill Littlefield to explain how a small liberal arts college in Western Massachusetts has created a pipeline to MLB front offices.
Haley Smilow is 12 years old, and she’s already interviewed more than 20 professional baseball players. She joins Bill Littlefield to share some of her favorite moments on the job.
With the Yankees out of the picture, which team should baseball fans root against this postseason? Brian Costa and his colleagues at the Wall Street Journal crunched the numbers and came up with an answer.
The Houston Astros have lost over 100 games this season. With promising prospects in the minors, how long will it be before Houston starts winning? Gail Delaughter brings us the story.
The Oakland A’s are back in the MLB playoffs. The 2012 team made an early exit. Oakland Tribune columnist Monte Poole joins Bill to discuss the difference between last year’s A’s and this year’s A’s.
MLB’s playoffs are right around the corner. Will one of the wild-card teams make it deep into the playoffs? ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian joins Bill Littlefield to preview the postseason.
The Asian country of Myanmar has a national baseball team thanks to a Japanese coach. As Only A Game’s David Grunebaum reports, now all the squad needs is some opponents.
Wladimir Balentien has hit it out of the park! Balentien just broke the Japanese single-season home run record in a season with unusually unlively balls.
New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is nearing the end of his illustrious career, but he’s not the only athlete who’s walked away while still successful. Shaun Powell of Sports on Earth joins Bill to talk about others who went out on top.