Not all demotions to Triple-A baseball are created equal. In fact, sometimes getting sent “down” to the minors can mean an upgrade in lifestyle, according to Craig Calcaterra of NBC’s HardballTalk. He joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the best and worst moves for players.
On April 15, 1968, Jackie Robinson desegregated Major League Baseball.
Baseball games are speeding up thanks to new pace-of-game rules implemented prior to the 2015 season.
In a new piece for Sports Illustrated, Michael McKnight and Jon Wertheim reconstruct a 10-year period when MLB teams ignored warning signs that outfielder Milton Bradley was abusing his wife. McKnight joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the piece.
The Dodgers left Brooklyn in 1957, breaking fans’ hearts. Owner Walter O’Malley gets the blame, but he was lured west by Roz Wyman, a young L.A. city councilwoman. On Opening Day, reporter John Rabe joined Wyman, now 84, at Dodger Stadium.
The Miami Marlins built a brand new, $500-million stadium with a retractable roof, but they still managed to have a rain delay. Bill Littlefield explains.
Still looking for a baseball team to root for this season? The Wall Street Journal’s Brian Costa introduces Bill Littlefield to the Major League Baseball Fan Compatibility Test.
When spring arrives and baseball begins, it’s a time of hope and optimism for many fans. But for Bill Littlefield, it’s also a time to look back on players who have come and gone, including former big league slugger George Scott.
Billy Martin, who managed the Yankees on five separate occasions, was considered a brilliant baseball mind. But his off-field troubles haunted him. Bill Pennington joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his biography of the former player and manager.
After fans asked the Cincinnati Reds to put chairs in the ladies’ room for nursing mothers, the organization decided to take it a step further by creating a dedicated suite for breastfeeding. Reds COO — and father of five — Phil Castellini joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the project.