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  1. First comeback meet in books for Phelps

    Jim Caple

    MESA, Ariz. -- Michael Phelps finished 42nd in Friday's 50 freestyle heats and did not qualify for the evening final. But that wasn't bad considering he was swimming the butterfly stroke in that event. Why did Phelps swim the fly stroke in a free ...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  2. MLB - Roger Angell in Hall of Fame

    Jim Caple

    It is altogether fitting and proper that the great Roger Angell won the Spink Award this week for his baseball essays and books.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  3. MLB - This year's best baseball books as holiday gifts

    Jim Caple

    Settle into your Off Base reading room this holiday season with the best of the year's new baseball books. And don't be afraid to put these winners on your gift list.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2013
  4. Ask the Ump when confused about MLB rules

    Jim Caple

    When is a home run not a home run? How many pitching changes can you fit on the head of a pin? For answers to these and other baseball rules questions, just 'Ask The Ump!'

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2013
  5. Caple's Off Base celebrates Tiger Stadium

    Jim Caple

    Fenway Park's 100th birthday was marked by more than 200 returning Red Sox players and 37,000 fans, the Yankees and Red Sox wearing 1912-era uniforms, at least a dozen books dedicated to the stadium, a commemorative magazine published by the Hall of ...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  6. Tiger Stadium turned 100, but with little fanfare

    Jim Caple

    Like Fenway Park, Tiger Stadium turned 100 years old last week. Unlike Fenway, the milestone went largely ignored -- especially by the Tigers, who called the park home for nine decades.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  7. R.A. Dickey's new book powerful and personal

    Jim Caple

    R.A. Dickey's new memoir -- "Wherever I Wind Up: My Quest For Truth, Authenticity and the Perfect Knuckleball" -- is deeply powerful and painfully personal.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2012
  8. 2012 London Olympics -- Americans' semifinal win a good statement...

    Jim Caple

    Not only did the U.S. women's win Friday night book their ticket to the London Olympics, it also gave fans a better representation of women's soccer.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2012
  9. Off-Base reveals the source material for Prince Fielder's assessm...

    Jim Caple

    We've uncovered the source material for Prince Fielder's assessment.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2011
  10. Page 2 has some ideas for last-minute holiday gifts

    Jim Caple

    Stressed over what to get for that special fan in your life? Relax! We have your back with the least popular Christmas presents for 2011, all available from the Page 2 Wish Book! TOYS Tackle Me Polamalu: Adorable meets painful when your child hugs ...

    Blog | Conversation | December 22, 2011
  11. Page 2 has some ideas for last-minute gift ideas

    Jim Caple

    Page 2 can help you with last-minute Christmas shopping.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2011
  12. People should know that Tintin came from comic book

    Jim Caple

    When I was a kid, my heroes were Willie Mays, Snoopy, Donald Duck, Winnie the Pooh, Daredevil and Tintin. I am now an adult and, sadly, those are still pretty much my heroes. Thus, the Daniel Craig movie I am most eagerly awaiting this week is not ...

    Blog | Conversation | December 21, 2011
  13. I want people to understand Tintin came from a comic book, not ju...

    Jim Caple

    I want people to realize the movie came from classic comic books.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2011
  14. Jim Caple spoof: The Girl With the Vancouver Canucks Tattoo

    Jim Caple

    We spoof the famous book about the girl with the dragon tattoo.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2011
  15. Leigh Montville discusses Evel Knievel biography

    Jim Caple

    Leigh Montville discusses his recent biography of Evel Knievel.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2011
  16. Page 2's sports books column selects the historical games that wo...

    Jim Caple

    Which historical games would best serve as the framework for books?

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2011