New Breed of Politically Active Athletes is a Welcome Change
Is the rise of politically active athletes new to the sports world? Hardly. There's plenty of history behind it; we're just entering a new age.
New Breed of Politically Active Athletes is a Welcome Change

Is the rise of politically active athletes new to the sports world? Hardly. There's plenty of history behind it; we're just entering a new age.
The LA Angels, Hollywood Stars, and the Brawls of 1953
In 1953, the Hollywood Stars and Los Angeles Angels had a series of brawls disguised as baseball games. And then the punishments came.
The LA Angels, Hollywood Stars, and the Brawls of 1953

In 1953, the Hollywood Stars and Los Angeles Angels had a series of brawls disguised as baseball games. And then the punishments came.
The Atlanta Braves Can Be NL Contenders in 2017
Following a 68-win season in 2016, the rebuilding Braves added plenty of veteran help to a young, promising roster. Will it immediately pay dividends?
The Atlanta Braves Can Be NL Contenders in 2017

Following a 68-win season in 2016, the rebuilding Braves added plenty of veteran help to a young, promising roster. Will it immediately pay dividends?
The Wind Up: Hanley's Moment; An Improved Kris Bryant?
Hanley Ramírez doesn't have to be David Ortiz, and Kris Bryant looks to improve on an incredible 2016. That and more as pitchers and catcher report.
The Wind Up: Hanley's Moment; An Improved Kris Bryant?

Hanley Ramírez doesn't have to be David Ortiz, and Kris Bryant looks to improve on an incredible 2016. That and more as pitchers and catcher report.
History and Violence: Tomjanovich, Big Unit and Rick Barry
On December 9, 1977, all Rudy Tomjanovich wanted to do was play peacemaker. Instead, he was on the receiving end of a career-altering sucker punch.
History and Violence: Tomjanovich, Big Unit and Rick Barry

On December 9, 1977, all Rudy Tomjanovich wanted to do was play peacemaker. Instead, he was on the receiving end of a career-altering sucker punch.
Chris Chambliss, Billy Martin, and the 1976 AL Playoffs
In 1976, Chris Chambliss hit a three-run HR to secure New York a pennant. And at the same time, a feeling of nostalgia for manager Billy Martin.
Chris Chambliss, Billy Martin, and the 1976 AL Playoffs

In 1976, Chris Chambliss hit a three-run HR to secure New York a pennant. And at the same time, a feeling of nostalgia for manager Billy Martin.
How Drugs Prematurely Derailed Mark Brownson's MLB Career, Life
A torn labrum ended Mark Brownson's MLB career prematurely, sending him down a tragic path. His ex-wife, Stephanie, spoke on the addictions he battled.
How Drugs Prematurely Derailed Mark Brownson's MLB Career, Life

A torn labrum ended Mark Brownson's MLB career prematurely, sending him down a tragic path. His ex-wife, Stephanie, spoke on the addictions he battled.
Let's Talk Baseball, Or Whatever: Which Arrieta Are We Getting?
In Shaun's first mailbag, he tackles which Jake Arrieta will appear in 2017, Matt Garza, and who is the best. The best at what? Well...
Let's Talk Baseball, Or Whatever: Which Arrieta Are We Getting?

In Shaun's first mailbag, he tackles which Jake Arrieta will appear in 2017, Matt Garza, and who is the best. The best at what? Well...
History and Tragedy: Roy Riegels and Eddie Gaedel
Wrong Way Riegels; the day Eddie Gaedel got an ovation—both instances were historic, even amusing. And then Gaedel's life came to an abrupt, tragic end.
History and Tragedy: Roy Riegels and Eddie Gaedel

Wrong Way Riegels; the day Eddie Gaedel got an ovation—both instances were historic, even amusing. And then Gaedel's life came to an abrupt, tragic end.
History and Tragedy: Peter Gray and Ray Chapman
In 1945, Peter Gray made his mark on baseball despite just one season in the majors. 25 years prior, the tragedy of Ray Chapman would unfold on the diamond.
History and Tragedy: Peter Gray and Ray Chapman

In 1945, Peter Gray made his mark on baseball despite just one season in the majors. 25 years prior, the tragedy of Ray Chapman would unfold on the diamond.
Since We're Here, MLB, How Do These Rules Sound?
In light of a potential new extra-innings rule that is still several years off from reaching MLB, we figured: why stop there? So we came up with a list.
Since We're Here, MLB, How Do These Rules Sound?

In light of a potential new extra-innings rule that is still several years off from reaching MLB, we figured: why stop there? So we came up with a list.
The 1912 Suspension of Ty Cobb
On May 15, 1912, Ty Cobb pummeled a man for hurling insults at him during a game. It resulted in a suspension, which prompted his teammates to go on strike.
The 1912 Suspension of Ty Cobb

On May 15, 1912, Ty Cobb pummeled a man for hurling insults at him during a game. It resulted in a suspension, which prompted his teammates to go on strike.