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  1. Gary Redus' season for the ages

    David Schoenfield

    Fun piece from Doug Williams at ESPN Playbook on Gary Redus' 1978 season with Billings of the Pioneer League, one of those legendary minor league seasons us baseball nerds are familiar with. In 68 games, Redus hit .462 with 17 home runs and 42 stolen...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  2. Cubs fans, goat march to fight curse, cancer

    Doug Williams

    Their ankles, feet and backs are sore, they're tired of looking at each other and, at this point, they can't wait for their long trek to be over. But for five guys and a goat, the quest is almost complete. A three-month march from Arizona to Ch...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  3. Kenny Williams offered to step down

    Doug Williams

    CHICAGO -- A day after Ozzie Guillen was let out of his managerial contract, White Sox general manager Kenny Williams said Tuesday he has tried to give up his general manager chair multiple times. Williams was not willing to leave like Guillen did...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  4. Padres, TaylorMade unveil 80-foot-tall driver attached to foul po...

    Doug Williams


    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2011
  5. Is losing weight the new bulking up? Page 2 looks at baseball's b...

    Doug Williams

    Go way back to baseball's steroids era, and the news every spring was about how certain players got bigger over the offseason. These days, the news is about how they're getting smaller. The question now is, will less be more? Before last season, Cubs...

    Blog | Conversation | April 05, 2011
  6. Is losing weight the new bulking up? Page 2 looks at baseball's b...

    Doug Williams

    In today's game, offseason news is often more about baseball players slimming down rather than gaining weight

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2011
  7. Spring training:When baseball and complaining finally come back t...

    Doug Williams

    This weekend, the first pitchers and catchers report for spring training. While that phrase "pitchers and catchers report" may be magical to baseball fans, spring training isn't always such a special time to players, some of whom will be in camp for ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 08, 2011
  8. Baseball fanatics keep in season in January with SABR Day 2011

    Doug Williams

    OK, quiz time. SABR Day 2011 is: A. The day "Star War" fans dress up as Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader and duel with their flashlight-powered light sabers; B. The always-anticipated, highly wacky annual gathering of the Society of American Bone Rad...

    Blog | Conversation | January 28, 2011
  9. Baseball fanatics keep in season in January with SABR Day 2011

    Doug Williams

    SABR Day 2011 on Jan. 29 offers seamheads respite from other sports

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2011
  10. Trade of Adrian Gonzalez to Boston Red Sox is latest evidence of ...

    Doug Williams

    Nate Colbert usually is known for two things. One, he once hit five home runs in a doubleheader. Two, ballplayers of his era supposedly thought he looked ... well, funny. In "Ball Four," Jim Bouton wrote that Astro Doug Rader went up to Colbert...

    Blog | Conversation | December 06, 2010
  11. New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner and Grambling State co...

    Ian O'Connor

    George Steinbrenner and Eddie Robinson had a bond that was never broken.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2010
  12. What's In A Last Name: Determining The Most Powerful Surname In S...

    Getty Images You better have a hiding spot, because Magic is going to open his eyes any second now. Wide receiver Sinorice Moss was signed to a one-year tender by the Giants earlier this week, and that got us thinking: how many people do we know ...

    Blog | April 18, 2010
  13. Nats edge Braves behind Doug Fister's 7 shutout innings

    Doug Fister pitched seven shutout innings, leading the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night in the opener of a three-game series between the top teams in the NL East.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  14. Doug Fister skin cancer removal spotlights ballplayers' risk from...

    A day after Washington pitcher Doug Fister said he recently had surgery to remove skin cancer from his neck, Nationals manager Matt Williams said players and coaches are very aware they're at risk for the disease.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2014
  15. Bryce Harper of Washington Nationals placed on disabled list

    Star outfielder Bryce Harper was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Washington Nationals on Sunday with a sprained left thumb. The move is retroactive to Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2014
  16. Doug Fister of Washington Nationals has no issues at extended spr...

    Right-hander Doug Fister threw two innings at extended spring training in Florida and could join the Nationals in about three weeks "assuming all goes well," manager Matt Williams said.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2014