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  1. Happy b-day, Ken Griffey Jr. & Stan Musial

    David Schoenfield

    Don't you love stuff like this: Stan Musial was born Nov. 21, 1920 in Donora, Pa.; Ken Griffey Jr. was born Nov. 21, 1969 ... in Donora, Pa. As Bill James once wrote, Griffey Jr. is the second-best left-handed-hitting outfielder ever from Donora, ...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  2. Best MVP pairings of all time

    David Schoenfield

    Fun list/idea from Aaron Gleeman of Hardball Talk: The best MVP pairings ever, based on their stature in MLB history, not their numbers for that specific season. His top five: 1946: Ted Williams, Stan Musial 1957: Mickey Mantle, Henry Aaron 1986...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  3. Stan Musial and not striking out

    David Schoenfield

    I wanted to point out a couple of interesting Stan Musial links. First, Matt Philip has a graphical tribute to Musial's amazing career here. Check it out. Rob Neyer has a nice column on what Musial meant ... to a Royals fan. Finally, Dave Camer...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  4. Musial may have been best left fielder ever

    David Schoenfield

    There are four left fielders in major league history who stand out among all the rest. Three of them are three of the most exciting, singular players in the annals of the sport; they are also three of the most arrogant, churlish players in the game's...

    Blog | January 19, 2013
  5. Why Pujols could still post MVP numbers

    David Schoenfield

    The shocking thing about Albert Pujols' start, of course, is that if any player seemed immune to a slump it was him. After all, this is player who ranks eighth all time in career adjusted OPS, behind seven guys named Ruth, Williams, Bonds, Gehrig,...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  6. Semifinals: Ruth/Mantle, Musial/Williams

    David Schoenfield

    The voters have spoken: They like outfielders who put up monster numbers in the pre-expansion era. It's not too surprising, of course, that Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams and Stan Musial are our semifinalists in the Greatest Season Ever br...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  7. Easier to put up big numbers in old days

    David Schoenfield

    Here are the debut seasons of the 15 greatest position players in baseball history, according to Baseball-Reference.com's WAR (wins above replacement-level) statistic, listed in chronological order: 1897 (Honus Wagner) 1905 (Ty Cobb) 1906 (Eddie...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  8. Cool pic of Stan Musial and super computer

    David Schoenfield

    While doing some research for the Greatest Season Ever bracket (don't forget to vote!), I came across this photo of Stan Musial that I hadn't seen before. Here's the original caption: Stan Musial, St. Louis Cardinal slugger, is shown sitting at an...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  9. Baseball fans still revere olden days

    David Schoenfield

    We've moved on to the second round of the Greatest MLB Season Ever bracket. All top-10 seeds advanced, but there were three upsets; interestingly, all involved shortstops. Alex Rodriguez lost to Ken Griffey Jr. in a Mariners death duel (got destroyed...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  10. Vote: The 30 greatest players of all time

    David Schoenfield

    To go with our Willie Mays package today, SportsNation worked up a list ranker with 30 of the greatest players of all time. Don't agree with me that Willie Mays was the greatest ever? Then Click here to vote yourself. Here's my quick list without ...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  11. Derrick Rose to win NBA MVP ...

    David Schoenfield

    Yes, we're tying the imminent announcement that Derrick Rose will win the NBA MVP Award to baseball ... because we can tie anything to baseball. (Just wait for the post when I hypothesize that Thomas Jefferson would have made a great sabermetrician.)...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  12. Hypothetical: Best-selling jerseys ever?

    David Schoenfield

    Major League Baseball released its list of the 20 best-selling jerseys from the past season. Derek Jeter ranked No. 1 ahead of Joe Mauer and Roy Halladay, mildly surprising since you'd think most Yankee fans would own a Jeter jersey by now. Anyway...

    Blog | March 23, 2011