Former World Series manager Fred Hutchinson died of cancer 50 years ago. When a friend from a championship team of 25 years ago passed this summer, Jim Caple's thoughts turned to the connection the game, and the disease, brings us.
Interleague series in May? Sure. In June and July? Fine. But not now. Not in the heat of September pennant races.
Could you leave everything behind and start a new life in another city tomorrow? That's what the trade deadline asks of MLB players.
They call them "competitive balance" picks. But the way they're going to work in this year's MLB draft is waaaaaay off base.
Former All-Star Jeff Zimmerman had a one-of-a-kind first trek to the majors. Now he's trying to get back.
Can you picture these guys playing baseball for Greece in the Olympics? Hey, all you need is a little talent and an ancestor who left Athens on a Westbound steamer.