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SABR, Bud Fowler and a Taste of Cooperstown

April 24, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Last Thursday I made my way to Upstate New York for the fifth annual Frederick Ivor-Campbell 19th Century Base Ball Conference. I have gone each year so that means it has been five times that I have attended if my math is correct. Driving to Cooperstown can be challenging since I cannot wait to get there and […]

We Declare Peace on War

March 28, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The 2013 Major League Baseball season begins Sunday night. In preparation for another exciting campaign, the founders at 60ft6in.com has introduced a new pitching metric called Pitcher Evaluation ACE (PEACE). This new tool compares each pitching season to the average historical season. The structure of PEACE is similar to Factor12. However, adjustments have been made to account for […]

Bill Dahlen Named Overlooked 19th Century Baseball Legend

July 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

For Immediate Release Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) Nineteenth Century Committee Bill Dahlen named Overlooked 19th Century Baseball Legend MINNEAPOLIS, MN, June 30, 2012 — Bill Dahlen has been selected the Overlooked 19th Century Baseball Legend for 2012 by the Nineteenth Century Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR). The announcement was […]

Harry Stovey Named Overlooked 19th Century Baseball Legend

July 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

For Immediate Release Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) Nineteenth Century Committee Harry Stovey Named Overlooked 19th Century Baseball Legend LONG BEACH, CA, July 8, 2011 — 19th Century outfielder and first baseman, Harry Stovey has been selected the Overlooked 19th Century Baseball Legend for 2011 by the Nineteenth Century Committee of the Society for […]

Fraudulent History 101

December 9, 2010 by · 8 Comments 

So Marvin Miller got screwed again this week in the Hall of Fame balloting. Who didn’t see that coming? Miller certainly saw it coming, undoubtedly the reason why he requested that his name be kept off future Veterans Committee ballots after being snubbed in 2008. That time around, the committee was heavily stacked against him, […]