Baseball

Safe at Home

With a portrait of Abraham Lincoln looking on, Jackie Robinson sat at the mahogany desk across from Branch Rickey, general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team. “Do you know why you were brought here?”...

Brad Pitt, Take Notice

Sky Andrecheck's field of dreams is more like a field of data. His specialty is known as "sabermetrics"--the study of baseball using data popularized by the best-selling book, Moneyball, and the movie by the same...

The Last Cubs Championship

It Took One of the Craziest Games of All Time   With baseball's All-Star game just around the corner, I can't resist a bit of baseball history--one of the most bizarre games in the long history...