Nightengale: Pudge, Bagwell, Raines Recall More Personal Era in Hall of Fame Induction

In an era where analytics are increasingly supplanting, rather than supplementing gut instincts, baseball celebrated the old-school game Sunday at the annual Hall of...

Hall of Fame Voters Should Enshrine Jim Gosger in 2018

Another year passes with Jim Gosger not enshrined into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame, another year the Baseball Writers Association of America...

Nightengale: Nationals Manager Dusty Baker Aims for Payback, Pass to Hall of Fame

He’s the oldest manager in baseball, who just so happens to be the coolest dude in the game. He’s won more games than any active...

Nightengale: As Ohtani Tries to Make History, a Hand from Pujols Would Help

It hasn’t been done in 99 years, and the Los Angeles Angels still are trying to figure out how this will actually work. Shohei Ohtani,...

Armour: Baseball Would be Better, and Less Vulnerable to Weather, with Shorter Season

By Nancy Armour | Less is more. Or it would be where Major League Baseball is concerned. The rash of postponements due to snow and cold...

What would Jackie Robinson say?

International Olympic Committee news releases are written in distinctive code. In an otherwise anodyne six-paragraph release issued a few days ago on autonomy and good...

Nightengale: ‘Moneyball’ Hero Captivated by Indians Win Streak

They wrote a best-selling book about his baseball team. They made a Hollywood movie about their winning streak. They made a celebrity out of him. Now, 15...

Major Leagues Baseball Pitchers Wearing Head Protection in 2016

It is really difficult to grasp all of the discussion that Major League Baseball (MLB) wants to have major league pitchers wear head/face protection...

Nightengale: Gagne, Dempster are Canada’s World Baseball Classic Golden Oldies

Eric Gagne gave up his movie career, along with his trademark goggles, for the opportunity to pitch for his country and perhaps launch one...

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL APPOINTS FRED WILPON

Sometimes there is a wonderment about the decisions sports leagues make. For some reason Major League Baseball has appointed Mets owner Fred Wilpon to...

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