Analysis

11 Yankees Who Have Led League in Total Bases

August 13, 2020 paperbacklou 0

Before OPS and WAR and all the other advanced states of today, the ultimate stat for how good a hitter was overall was Total Bases. Simply put — the addition of singles (1 base), doubles […]

Analysis

Why Harold Baines BELONGS in Hall of Fame

July 21, 2019 paperbacklou 8

Considering how hard it is to make Major League Baseball (see Greg Bird), and how hard it is to stick in the Major Leagues (see Greg Bird), and how hard it is to forge a […]

Analysis

The First “Opener” in Yankee History = Chad Green

May 24, 2019 paperbacklou 0

The Yankees had the first “Designated Hitter” (DH) in Ron Blomberg. The Yankees arguably had the first designated “Closer” in Joe Page. The Yankees arguably had the first designated “Setup Man” in Dick Tidrow. The […]