The Dodger who nearly became baseball’s second on-field fatality Which pitching rotations stayed together the longest? What happens to teams that start the season hot? VIDEO: Tuffy Rhodes hits three home runs on opening day in 1994 How Joe Jackson threw the World Series

The Dodger who nearly became baseball’s second on-field fatality

According to his manager, Steve Yeager went down “like he’d been felled by a bullet.” Fans near the on-deck circle who had a view of the incident were stunned and silent. Some turned away and a few were brought to tears. ...

Which pitching rotations stayed together the longest?

Almost as much as any other facet of the game, the usage of starting pitchers has evolved quite a bit throughout the history of baseball. Originally, in the mid-18th century, teams had one regular pitcher and maybe one other player ...

What happens to teams that start the season hot?

Every year when a team wins the first few games of the baseball season there’s a tendency for some fans to get very excited. How many games can my team win? Can we set a record? Will we ever lose ...

VIDEO: Tuffy Rhodes hits three home runs on opening day in 1994

Opening Day in Chicago is special. When the Cubs play their first game at historic Wrigley Field it doesn’t matter how good the team is supposed to be or what the expectations are, it’s exciting. The 1994 opener may have ...

How Joe Jackson threw the World Series

Joe Jackson batted .375 with 12 hits in the eight games of the 1919 World Series. He led the Chicago White Sox with six runs batted in and hit their only home run. Excellent performance by one of baseball’s best ...