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  1. MLB - Million Dollar Arm in new golden age of baseball movies

    Jim Caple

    Twenty-five years ago, baseball movies were all the rage. Now, with the release of "Million Dollar Arm," they appear to be back in vogue.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2014
  2. MLB - Keys to baseball movie success

    Jim Caple

    We've been blessed to be able to watch some terrific baseball movies over the past 30 years or so. Here's what they have in common.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2014
  3. We're in a golden age for leadoff hitters

    David Schoenfield

    "I don't think I ever got proper credit about being smart about the game." -- Rickey Henderson When was the golden age for leadoff hitters? Well, 1965 was pretty good. Joe Morgan was a rookie that year and hit his way into the leadoff spot, where...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  4. Gold Glove Awards -- Baltimore Orioles win 3; Mike Trout of Los A...

    The Orioles lead all major league teams with three players winning Gold Gloves as catcher Matt Wieters, shortstop J.J. Hardy and center fielder Adam Jones were each awarded the honor by baseball's managers and coaches.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2012
  5. The age of the pitcher and how we got here - MLB

    Jayson Stark

    We are firmly entrenched in a golden age of pitching. So how did we get here? Jayson Stark investigates, and explains that there is a lot more to it than PEDs.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  6. Catching talent at highest level in years

    David Schoenfield

    Are we in a golden age for catchers? In the wake of the Carlos Santana contract extension, there was some debate on where he ranks among the game's elite backstops. My colleague Eric Karabell called him the best catcher in the game. I'm not sure S...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  7. Philadelphia Phillies have serious infield issues

    Jayson Stark

    Shortstop Jimmy Rollins is healthy, but first baseman Ryan Howard won't be ready to play anytime soon and second baseman Chase Utley is hurting.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2012
  8. Fenway Park listed on National Register of Historic Places

    The century-old home of the Boston Red Sox is being listed on the National Register of Historic Places to help ensure decades of new thrills.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2012
  9. "Moneyball" follows well-established rules of baseball movies

    Jim Caple

    "Moneyball" uses Hollywood blueprint for baseball success.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  10. When was golden age for center fielders?

    David Schoenfield

    This is somewhat shocking to me: A center fielder hasn't won an MVP Award since Ken Griffey Jr. in 1997. (Josh Hamilton played some there last season, but the majority of his games came in left field.) Before that, it was Robin Yount in 1989. S...

    Blog | April 13, 2011
  11. 2010 MLB free agency: Projections for free-agent third basemen

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski uses WAR and ZiPS projections models to break down the 3B free-agent options. It's a thin market, with Adrian Beltre leading the way.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2010
  12. Fred Lynn: 'Never saw a Sox scout'

    Gordon Edes

    Fred Lynn is among the former Red Sox players telling stories in "When the Game Changed: An Oral History of Baseball's True Golden Age: 1969-1979" by Chicago author George Castle (Lyons Press). Here's Lynn, talking about being drafted by the Sox: ...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  13. Hanley Ramirez leads top-heavy class of fantasy shortstops

    Brendan Roberts

    Brendan Roberts profiles the shortstop position for the 2010 Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2010
  14. La Esquina: A recent agreement meant to limit MLB players' partic...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    A recent agreement meant to limit the amount that MLB players can participate in winter league games, has the league's facing a major identity crisis.

    Blog | Conversation | February 05, 2010
  15. Hot Stove U.: Jerry Crasnick -- Baseball's Golden Age of catching...

    Jerry Crasnick

    With the amount of young talent behind the plate these days, it's reasonable to suggest baseball is in the midst of a special era in catching.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2010
  16. Golden age for 40-year-old pitchers

    Rob Neyer

    There's never been a better time to be a 40-year-old pitcher. These guys are still around because they can still pitch.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2006