Uni Watch On The Confederate FlagThe Columbus (Georgia) Confederate Yankees (AA) wore the Confederate flag on their uniform sleeves from 1964-66. Lukas asked several members of that team, including Roy White, what they thought about it.
As America marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War this year, the Confederate battle flag continues to be a highly charged symbol. ...
But whether you consider the Confederate flag to be a racist affront, a symbol of cultural pride or just something to wave at a Lynyrd Skynyrd concert, there's one place you probably haven't seen it before: on a baseball uniform.
The Muddy Chicken Hits It Big
Loud swing, louder mouth, even louder results: That's the story of Dustin Pedroia writ small. In a lineup of stars, nobody has played a larger role in the success of the Red Sox - or inspired better nicknames - than their 5'8" second baseman
(Tom Verducci, Sports Illustrated, August 15, 2011)
The Polio Vaccine, Cold Fusion, and Advanced Pitching Stats
Only one scientific advance will tell you if your team is about to make a terrible signing
(Jonah Keri, Grantland, August 8, 2011)
He Does it By the Numbers
The esoteric equation on the Royals' scoreboard in Kansas City is only one of the far-out findings of deep-thinking baseball statistician Bill James
(Dan Okrent, Sports Illustrated, May 25, 1981)
A Diamond in the Ashes
(Robert Lipsyte's critical essay on the rennovated Yankee Stadium, Sports Illustrated, April 26, 1976)
Nix Flicks Sticks in Box for Sox in Rox
(Tom Shieber, Baseball Researcher, August 9, 2011)