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 Walking Eddies: A Patient Infield That Never Was

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 ...

The Walking Eddies: A Patient Infield That Never Was

“Walking is man’s best medicine.” — Hippocrates For a long time walks in baseball were considered a mistake, an accident caused by poor aim. The pitcher was wild and if he couldn’t throw three strikes before he threw four balls, Mr. ...