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  1. MLB - Salvador Perez and perfume not so unusual

    Jim Caple

    It gets hot in Kansas City. A catcher perspires. So what's wrong with bringing a little sweet-smelling scent into the game? Nothin', if you listen to catcher Salvador Perez (and others).

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2014
  2. Baseball will miss Robin Williams too

    Jim Caple

    We lost a great, incredibly talented actor and comedian when Robin Williams died at age 63 Monday. In addition to his skills at making us laugh (and cry), Williams was a tremendous baseball fan. He was particularly passionate about his Giants. I r...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  3. New Cubs Park gives fans the feel of Wrigley Field

    Jim Caple

    New Cubs Park gives players first-class facilities and fans the feel of Wrigley Field.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2014
  4. MLB - This year's best baseball books as holiday gifts

    Jim Caple

    Settle into your Off Base reading room this holiday season with the best of the year's new baseball books. And don't be afraid to put these winners on your gift list.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2013
  5. Jim Leyland's curious decisions opened the door for a Red Sox com...

    Jim Caple

    Jim Caple looks at how the eighth inning -- and Game 2 -- got away from the Tigers.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2013
  6. Yankees win legal right to be baseball's Evil Empire

    Jim Caple

    The Force was with the Yankees in their lawsuit to protect their brand as baseball's Evil Empire. Help us, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're our only hope now.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2013
  7. Switching MLB teams without alienating fans

    Jim Caple

    There's a right way and a wrong way to change teams in Major League Baseball. Just ask Kevin Youkilis. And Josh Hamilton. And their (former) fans.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  8. New Topps baseball cards are sign of the season

    Jim Caple

    Forrest Gump had it wrong. Life isn't like a box of chocolates. It's like the season's first pack of baseball cards. You never know what you're going to get.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2013
  9. Real problem with Hall of Fame is 10-player limit for votes

    Jim Caple

    Think Congress is too polarized to accomplish anything meaningful these days? It's got nothin' on the writers organization trying to decide who to put in baseball's Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2012
  10. Negro League players worthy of ESPN Hall of 100

    Jim Caple

    ESPN's Hall of 100 should include Oscar Charleston, Satchel Paige and other greats from the Negro Leagues.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2012
  11. Giants and Tigers and reasons to root in the World Series - MLB

    Jim Caple

    Giants or Tigers? Tough call, but you've gotta choose. We've got helpful hints if you're still waffling about which team to cheer in the World Series.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2012
  12. 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
  13. Fans leaving a no-hitter before it ends is inexplicable behavior

    Jim Caple

    The baseball gods frown on fans who leave a no-hitter early. It's inexplicable behavior.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  14. Off Base says maintaining 10-man limit will have negative effect ...

    Jim Caple

    Hall of Fame voting limits should be rethought in modern era.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2012
  15. Arizona Diamondbacks' coaching staff filled with big names

    Jim Caple

    Two MVP awards, two MVP runner-ups, 16 All-Star appearances and 11 trips to the World Series. Just a selection of the credentials for the men on the Diamondbacks' coaching staff.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2011
  16. Ted Williams' last at-bat: 50th anniversary - Jim Caple

    Jim Caple

    Jim Caple revisits Ted Williams' last at-bat on its 50th anniversary.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2010