Eddie Murray was considered a Hall of Famer long before he retired. There is still some debate whether Jim Thome, when his playing days are done, is worthy of Cooperstown. Their numbers are quite similar, probably more than you might think.
When you factor in the player and the ballpark he'll call home in 2010, Cliff Lee pitching in Safeco Field should be the best fit among players who changed teams this offseason.
In its first season, the new Yankee Stadium was a great home run park. It, however, wasn't a great hitters' park.
Rob Neyer lists Billy Martin, Doug Harvey and Bob Howsam among seven who deserve election by the Hall of Fame's Veterans Committee.
With the World Series being played in the Northeast and extending into November, Rob Neyer looks back at years when the weather was a factor.
Nick Punto and Carlos Gomez are included on Rob Neyer's list of the top 10 all-time baserunning blunders.
Rob Neyer cites some incidents from baseball history that could have turned out differently if instant replay had been in place.
The best games in All-Star history? Ted Williams' game-winning blast at Briggs Stadium in Detroit put 1941 on our list.
One can't assume players will continue a particular pace through the second half, but Rob Neyer points out several to watch.
While Chipper Jones has already done enough in his career to be a Hall of Famer, he still has time for more elite consideration.
In reality, very few pitchers in history could really be considered good hitters. The numbers prove it.
The Braves' run differential and the performance of Cliff Lee have highlighted the weird happenings in April.
Johnny Cueto's brilliant major league debut ranks among the best in baseball history.
There remain a dozen baseball figures who should follow Goose Gossage into the hallowed halls of Cooperstown.
A few teams have gotten very good results while several others have gotten little in return by signing clients of Scott Boras over the past 10 winters.
Are the best World Series players always the best players? Not necessarily ... but usually they are. Here's the ultimate lineup.