WAR for AL MVP: Tracking Mike Trout, Aaron Judge in battle for baseball’s top award

August 16th, 2017|

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MLB’s MVPs are almost always among the league leaders in the wins above replacement (WAR) stat, which attempts to gauge a player’s overall contribution […]

Baseball in India: Rounding the bases from Manipur to Lucknow to New Delhi

August 2nd, 2017|

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Cricket is far and away the sport of choice in India, but its distant-cousin baseball has been slowly making inroads in the world’s second-most-populous […]

All rise! Aaron Judge crushes 500-foot bombs en route to 2017 MLB Home Run Derby win

July 11th, 2017|

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In the span of half a baseball season, gap-toothed Yankees power-hitter Aaron Judge has gone from going unrecognized by fans in downtown New York […]

Bat flipping pros and cons starring Bercules and Yasiel Puig

July 7th, 2017|

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If you’re looking to book a bat-flipping pro for your daughter’s bat mitzvah, or as a ringer at your next corporate softball shindig, we’ve […]

“Bigfoot Bottle Blaster” headlines Dude Perfect’s Blitzball trick shot sequel

July 6th, 2017|

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Few have ever caught glimpse of the shaggy-haired biped known as Bigfoot. Fewer still are those that have broken a bottle balanced atop the […]

Born on the Fourth of July: Top four sports stars with Independence Day birthdays

July 4th, 2017|

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To celebrate America’s Independence Day, we identified the top stars born on the Forth of July in the United States for four different American-made […]

Starr Cards Infographic: Chasing Rickey Henderson’s MLB record for most runs scored

June 30th, 2017|

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Most reasonably-seasoned baseball fans can recite the career MLB leaders in home runs (Barry Bonds), RBIs (Hank Aaron) and hits (Pete Rose), but far […]

Dell and Steph Curry and the greatest father-son combos in sports history

June 18th, 2017|

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With Steph Curry leading the Golden State Warriors to their second NBA championship in three years, he helped cement his father Dell’s and his […]

Pete Rose, Barry Bonds and 8 ways for a batter to reach first base safely

June 14th, 2017|

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There are eight unique ways for a batter to safely reach first base in a baseball game. Far and away the most common method […]

Check out Wrigley Field for the 1938 Cardinal-Cubs home opener

June 2nd, 2017|

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After dropping their last six games on the road, the Chicago Cubs are hoping to get back on track during a ten-game home stand. […]

Bespectacled Aaron Judge asks Yankees fans about rookie-sensation Aaron Judge

May 29th, 2017|

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For decades Superman fans have had to suspend disbelief to accept that their hero could successfully disguise himself as mild-mannered reporter Clark Kent simply […]

What if Justin Verlander could throw at 90 percent the speed of light?

May 25th, 2017|

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Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander, with a 4-3 record and 4.39 ERA, is off to a middling start this year, which some attribute to the […]