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  1. MLB - Bernie Williams deserves to be in the Hall of Fame

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski explains why Bernie Williams is a Hall of Famer.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2011
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  3. MLB: Jack Morris not worthy of Hall of Fame - Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski

    He may have defined a decade in MLB, but a look at the numbers shows Jack Morris just isn't worthy of a Cooperstown plaque.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2010
  4. MLB Playoffs - How Justin Morneau's injury will affect the Minnes...

    Dan Szymborski

    You would think losing your star hitter would be a crippling blow to a team's postseason hopes. But absent Justin Morneau, the Twins have little to fear. History shows only minor impact from sidelined stars.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2010
  5. Patience needed with Drew, Hermida

    Eric Karabell

    From Ted Williams to Carl Yastrzemski, Jim Rice, Dwight Evans and Manny Ramirez, the Boston Red Sox have a long tradition of featuring some of the top outfield hitters in baseball. As I type this, their options are Jeremy Hermida, Bill Hall, Darnell...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  6. Boston Red Sox outfielders J.D. Drew, Jeremy Hermida still have f...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the mishmash that is the Boston Red Sox outfield, noting the potential of a few of its less-heralded options.

    Blog | Conversation | April 22, 2010
  7. MLB - Keith Law: Lowering the bar more with Andre Dawson's electi...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law looks at the 2010 MLB HOF selection process, and essentially wonders how Andre Dawson leaped over Roberto Alomar, Edgar Martinez and Tim Raines -- maybe because Jim Rice lowered the bar last year?

    Blog | Conversation | January 07, 2010
  8. Buster Olney: Jim Rice owes Derek Jeter an apology

    Buster Olney

    On a Saturday afternoon a few weeks ago, I happened across a YES Network broadcast of Yankee Ron Guidry's 18-strikeout game against the California Angels in 1978, and a few things jumped out at me, as if somebody had set off some cherry bombs in the ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 23, 2009
  9. A lot to digest around baseball

    • Jim Rice's long wait ended, Dan Shaughnessy writes. Rice finally got the call, Michael Silverman writes. Henderson had a catcher talking to himself, Ron Kroichick writes. Rice and Henderson have very little in common, Richard Griffin write...

    Blog | Conversation | January 13, 2009
  10. Rice production and OPS+

    A lot of e-mail landed here about Friday's Jim Rice column, most of which suggests: First, that I cherry-picked statistics to make Rice look good; second, MVP voting is irrelevant; and third, I'm an idiot. There's no point in trying to defend my own ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 12, 2008
  11. Rice was exceptional in his time

    During Jim Rice's incredible 1978 season, a total of two American League players had on-base percentages over .400: Rod Carew, with .411, and Ken Singleton, at .409. In 2007, eight AL players achieved an OBP of .400 or higher. In fact, in the seven ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 11, 2008
  12. Unconverted Rice

    Don't worry. It's almost over. Perhaps a few more mentions here or there, but this is the last time you should have to read much about Jim Rice until next winter. At least in this space. Anyway, it's become academic, as Rice came so close this year t...

    Blog | Conversation | January 09, 2008
  13. Friday Filberts

    Just a few links while waiting for Billy Beane to trade Joe Blanton ... • In the New York Sun, Tim Marchman argues that Alan Trammell was better than Jim Rice (and reminds me that Trammell -- he did have some help from Doyle Alexander -- e...

    Blog | Conversation | January 04, 2008
  14. Fenway didn't help Rice? Preposterous

    Rob Neyer

    In trying to explain how Jim Rice was one of the American League's most dominant players, the numbers just don't add up.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2007
  15. Raines, Murphy rank above Rice

    Rob Neyer

    If Jim Rice is elected to the Hall of Fame, then Tim Raines, Dale Murphy and many others should gain entrance as well.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2007
  16. Damon joins The Machinists

    TAMPA -- Ted Williams crossed enemy lines in a fighter plane, but he never crossed them to become a Yankee. Likewise, Carl Yastrzemski never became a Yankee. Jim Rice never became a Yankee. Even Pumpsie Green never became a Yankee (although he did ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 28, 2006
  17. Bumper crop of young talent

    Peter Gammons

    Plenty of young players have made a great impression this season, and some will be good for years to come.

    PackageStory | August 21, 2005