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  1. Jose Altuve short in stature, big in production for Houston Astro...

    Jim Caple

    Jose Altuve just doesn't measure up to every other player in the majors. But the shortest man in the game sure does produce for the Astros.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  2. Montreal Expos are gone but not forgotten amid push to bring MLB ...

    Jim Caple

    It's a long shot, but the cause is good. Former Expo Warren Cromartie is pushing to bring baseball back to Montreal.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2012
  3. Off Base: Little League glory (?) days

    Jim Caple

    My hometown newspaper recently ran my former Little League coach's obituary. When he died, a little bit more of my childhood passed away with him. I will refer to my old coach as Buttermaker, the Walter Matthau character of that name in "The Bad N...

    Blog | August 18, 2012
  4. Little League experiences evoked by death of a coach

    Jim Caple

    Little League memories and lost youth come to the fore on the occasion of the death of our writer's old coach.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  5. Sean Burroughs back in baseball after putting aside personal nigh...

    Jim Caple

    Sean Burroughs was once thought to be a potential star in the making. But after going through an awful period of time in his personal life, he's enjoying just being back in baseball.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2011
  6. Kendry Morales of the Angels was injured celebrating a game-winni...

    Jim Caple

    After Kendry Morales' injury, Off Base creates rules for celebrating safely.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2010
  7. Officials lacked common sense in UW-BYU game

    Jim Caple

    The unsportsmanlike penalty against Washington QB Jake Locker was one of the worst calls Jim Caple has ever seen.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2008
  8. Following the Susquehanna: A refreshing return to Little League

    Jim Caple

    In Part 2 of his Susquehanna River road trip, Jim Caple takes a break from the big leagues and finds an inspiring group of youngsters at the Pennsylvania state Little League tournament.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2007
  9. Keep the league little

    Jim Caple

    Before you decide to take yourself too seriously, Jim Caple has a few tips on how to behave as a Little League parent.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2005
  10. A's vow to avoid big miscues

    Jim Caple

    Oakland's playoff troubles haven't been money related. The A's have made key mistakes at the wrong time.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2003
  11. Believe it or not, Bud is right this time

    Jim Caple

    Bud Selig made the correct decision in giving home-field advantage in the World Series to the winner of the All-Star Game.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2003
  12. Length of MLB games should not be an issue

    Jim Caple

    So what if Major League Baseball games are taking a little longer to play these days? Extra innings mean extra excitement.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2013
  13. The Victoria Seals play in the independent Golden Baseball League...

    Jim Caple

    VICTORIA, British Columbia -- The Victoria Seals are the sort of "we're all in this together" band of brothers where someone will give you the shirt off his back. Literally. For that matter, Victoria manager Kip Gross also has given his team the pant...

    Blog | Conversation | August 18, 2010
  14. Jim Caple: In the Golden Baseball League, it's one last chance

    Jim Caple

    Jim Caple travels to Victoria, British Columbia, where players in the independent Golden Baseball League play for little money, the opportunity to still put on a uniform and one last chance.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2010
  15. Hi Corbett Field may not be a modern day complex, but it oozes th...

    Jim Caple

    We're bummed the Cactus League is saying adiós to Hi Corbett Field.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2010
  16. SkyDome is just another stadium

    Jim Caple

    Page 2's tour of the major-league ballparks stops off at SkyDome in Toronto, where innovation has grown a little stale.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2006