I've been around baseball players all my life. I spent a year covering a minor league team, and even coached a few Little League teams, plus a girls' softball team thanks to my pal who had a daughter on the squad. I'm a Yankee fan. That means I'm ambivalent about the Red Sox.
- How Baseball Works
- How Minor League Baseball Teams Work
- How does a perfect game in baseball work?
- How do retractable roofs in convertible stadiums work?
- In baseball, how does a pitcher throw a curveball?
- When a baseball player hits a home run, how do they know how far the ball traveled?
- How do they create patterns in a baseball field?
More Great Links
- Cooley, Andrew Reed. "Revisiting the Impacts of the Designated Hitter on Major League Baseball. A Thesis Presented to the Graduate School of Clemson University." August, 2010. (July 26, 2012) http://etd.lib.clemson.edu/documents/1285780297/Cooley_clemson_0050M_10759.pdf
- Bendix, Peter. "The History of the American and National League, Part I. Beyond the Box Score. Nov. 18, 2008. (July 26, 2012) http://www.beyondtheboxscore.com/2008/11/18/664028/the-history-of-the-america
- Major League Baseball. "World Series History: Recaps and Results." (July 26, 2012) http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/history/postseason/mlb_ws.jsp?feature=recaps_index
- Schwarz, Alan. "For Pitchers National League Really is an Easier Out." The New York Times. Jan. 14, 2007. (July 26, 2012) http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/14/sports/baseball/14score.html
- Treder, Steve. "A Tale of Two Leagues." The Hardball Times. April, 19, 2004. (July 30, 2012) http://www.hardballtimes.com/main/article/a-tale-of-two-leagues-part-two-1956-2003/