| Feb 27, 2016

Exploring quirky history of season schedules

Is a 162-game professional baseball season too long? Is a 143-game schedule too short? Is a 154-game calendar just right? According to a Bleacher Report article by Jacob Shafer last month, this could be the final year for Major League Baseball’s 162-game format that ...

| Oct 17, 2015

Pondering managerial replacements for 2016 season

The tenure of most major league managers comes to an end when they are fired. More recently, for example, the transactions column included notice the Washington Nationals fired manager Matt Williams and the Seattle Mariners dismissed manager Lloyd McClendon. Somehow, though, Japanese managers don’t ...