Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home

Updated Blogs

Newsblog
Last:  Jul 19 7:39pm

Special Links

Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher

 Featured

More

Josh VanMeter’s Reds rise the result of thinking differently about hitting – The Athletic
  by Jim Furtado

I’m waiting to see how permanent his change will be and will it be enough to keep him in MLB.

VanMeter, who was traded to the Reds that offseason, watched a lot of video, starting with Barry Bonds.

“The best hitters get on a plane early and are in the zone as long as they possibly can. I wasn’t ...

MORE
Posted: May 22, 2019 at 08:50 AM
Most Meritorious Player: 1915 Results
  by DL from MN

Congratulations to Grover Cleveland “Pete” Alexander for winning the 1915 Most Meritorious Player award!


Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Pete Alexander	116	8	5
Ty Cobb	111	8	2
Eddie Collins	99	8	0
Walter Johnson	98	8	0
Tris Speaker	78	8	0
Gavy Cravath	77	7	0
Jack Fournier	59	7	0
John Henry ...
MORE
Posted: May 02, 2019 at 12:05 PM
You Are Cordially Invited to SOFTBALL IN THE CITY
  by Hysterical & Useless

Permit application process has been started, with any luck we’ll be frolicking in the North Meadow of Central Park some sunny Saturday in July or August.* Attendance will be taken! Those not in attendance will be talked smack of!

Further details will be posted as they become available, or as I ...

MORE
Posted: April 25, 2019 at 11:30 AM
Most Meritorious Player: 1915 Ballot
  by DL from MN

For 1915 each voter should rank the top 10 players from all leagues combined.
Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EDT on 1 May 2019.
Anyone can vote, even if you do not normally participate in Hall of Merit discussions. If you have never participated in an MMP election, just post a preliminary ...

MORE
Posted: April 23, 2019 at 12:13 PM
It’s not OMNICHATTER! until someone loses an eye, for April 11th, 2 0 1 9
  by Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim
Posted: April 11, 2019 at 12:12 PM
OMNICHATTER will never be your beast of burden, for April 10, 2019
  by Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim
Posted: April 10, 2019 at 12:08 PM
OMNICHATTER! for the weekend of April 6-7, 2019
  by Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim
Posted: April 06, 2019 at 05:09 AM
Most Meritorious Player: 1915 Discussion
  by DL from MN

The Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies in 1915 which means Boston topped Philly in consecutive seasons with different teams.

The New York Lincoln Stars and Chicago American Giants met in Chicago for a championship series. After four wins apiece the final game of the series was called ...

MORE
Posted: April 04, 2019 at 02:39 PM
Most Meritorious Player: 1912 Results
  by DL from MN

Congraulations to our 1912 Most Meritorious Player Tris Speaker!

Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Tris Speaker	116	8	4
Walter Johnson	113	8	3
Ty Cobb	88	8	0
Joe Jackson	82	8	0
Joe Wood	81	8	0
Frank Baker	71	7	0
Ed Walsh	69	7	0
Eddie Collins	62	7	1
Honus Wagner	55	7	0
Joe Williams	48	5	0
John Henry ...
MORE
Posted: February 06, 2019 at 05:50 PM
Taking Back the Ballparks - The Results
  by SoSH U at work

And so we’ve reached the end. I want to thank everyone who participated over these past 18 months. I hope you enjoyed it.

Here’s the complete list of names. I’m not going to link every name up to the discussion, but if you click on the A’s thread here, you can find all of the nominating and ...

MORE
Posted: February 01, 2019 at 12:28 PM

 

BBTF Partner

Dynasty League Baseball

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOT - Catch-All Pop Culture Extravaganza (July 2019)
(617 - 1:36pm, Jul 20)
Last: Davo (Love Won The Battle Of Stalingrad)

NewsblogThe moral argument for keeping Barry Bonds out of Cooperstown doesn’t hold up
(20 - 1:33pm, Jul 20)
Last: base ball chick

NewsblogDeadspin: Baseball Writer Jonah Keri Arrested, Charged With Assault On His Wife
(70 - 1:28pm, Jul 20)
Last: Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66)

NewsblogLet’s make a deal? Assessing the Mariners’ likely trade chips as deadline looms | The Seattle Times
(3 - 1:13pm, Jul 20)
Last: JJ1986

Newsblog2019 Trade Value:
(10 - 12:55pm, Jul 20)
Last: Cowboy Popup

NewsblogMatt Harvey, Angels Reportedly Agree to 1-Year, $11 Million Contract
(68 - 12:48pm, Jul 20)
Last: Davo (Love Won The Battle Of Stalingrad)

NewsblogOT - NBA thread (Playoffs through off-season)
(6215 - 12:10pm, Jul 20)
Last: Der-K: at 10% emotional investment

NewsblogHey, $20 bucks is $20 bucks to OMNICHATTER! for July 18, 2019
(93 - 11:34am, Jul 20)
Last: Infinite Yost (Voxter)

NewsblogWhy gambling used to scare baseball and why it doesn’t anymore
(101 - 10:29am, Jul 20)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogThe Five Trends That Could Define Baseball’s Future - The Ringer
(4 - 9:35am, Jul 20)
Last: Itchy Row

NewsblogPrice responds as Eckersley dispute resurfaces
(12 - 10:34pm, Jul 19)
Last: Slivers of Maranville descends into chaos (SdeB)

NewsblogOT Soccer Thread - Baldrick Reports Live
(1191 - 9:20pm, Jul 19)
Last: It was something about the man-spider and sodomy,

NewsblogThe Transformation of Alex Rodriguez (SI)
(55 - 8:26pm, Jul 19)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 7-19-2019
(23 - 7:40pm, Jul 19)
Last: The Run Fairy

NewsblogOT - College Football Bowl Spectacular (December 2016 - January 2017)
(412 - 7:24pm, Jul 19)
Last: shout-out to 57i66135; that shit's working now

Page rendered in 0.1011 seconds
14 querie(s) executed