After voters spurned the entire field a year ago, three former players were elected to the Hall of Fame this time around. Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas each received the necessary 75 percent of the vote. But ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian says it’s time for a new system.
Last week Major League Baseball unveiled a new rule aimed at reducing head injuries. Bill Littlefield hopes more changes in other sports are on the way in 2014.
ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian breaks down the Baseball Hall of Fame’s latest inductees and assesses a proposal that would ban collisions at home plate.
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.
OAG’s Karen Given has been covering the Red Sox throughout their World Series Championship run. She shares her experience with Bill Littlefield.
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.
The St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox are squaring off in the World Series — and not for the first time. ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian joins Bill to discuss the storied history between the teams.
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.