Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Featured Entries
Featured Entries

SABR - BBTF Chapter: Save the Date: 2012 SABR Convention in Minneapolis

Our next national convention will be held June 27-July 1, 2012, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The Twins are scheduled to play host to the Kansas City Royals in a weekend series at Target Field, which opened in 2010. In addition, a trip is tentatively planned to see a St. Paul Saints minor league game.

It wasn’t the weekend that I would have preferred (too close to Paula’s birthday) but we’ll make it work.

Mike Emeigh Posted: September 15, 2011 at 01:37 AM | 36 comment(s)
  Related News:

Transaction Oracle: Saying Goodbye to Flanny

I never got to meet Mike Flanagan. I have no stories about Flanagan, no interesting anecdotes about him, just the lingering emotional attachment that comes with rooting for a sports team when you're a little kid. I was born in 1978, so I was too young to remember Mike Flanagan at his best as a pitcher. But he was a part of the first sports team I was old enough to follow over the course of an entire season, the 1983 Orioles. It was a pretty good year to become a fan, this being the last ...Read More...
Dan Szymborski Posted: August 25, 2011 at 02:59 AM | 27 comment(s)
  Related News:

Notes in a Minor Key: Draft signings

Today's the last day that 2011 draft picks can be signed. I would expect a rash of announcements as we get close to the midnight deadline. Post 'em here.
Mike Emeigh Posted: August 15, 2011 at 07:30 PM | 63 comment(s)
  Related News:

Notes in a Minor Key: ATTN NC TRIANGLE PRIMATES!

You definitely want to see this if you can:
Tampa Bay Rays' left-hander Matthew Moore, the top pitching prospect in all of Minor League Baseball according to Baseball America and ESPN, is expected to join the Bulls on Friday and start that evening for Durham against the Toledo Mud Hens at 7:05 PM at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The 22-year old has spent the entire season at Double-A Montgomery, where he was 8-3 with a 2.20 ERA and a league-leading 131 strikeouts in 102.1 innings pitched. ...Read More...
Mike Emeigh Posted: July 22, 2011 at 03:39 PM | 5 comment(s)
  Related News:

Hall of Merit: 2011 Results: First-Time Candidates Bagwell, Walker and Brown Are Now in the Hall of Merit!

Slugging Astros first baseman Jeff Bagwell was considered the best of the Class of 2011 according to the electorate by securing 97% of all possible points in the latest Hall of Merit election.

Standout hitter/outfielder Larry Walker was next in line with 73.3%, while fiery pitcher Kevin Brown fell in right behind Walker with an almost identical 73.2%. 

Rounding out the top-ten were: Rafael Palmeiro (strong first showing despite some protest non-votes), David Cone, Rick Reuschel, Phil ...

Read More...
John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: December 06, 2010 at 10:06 PM | 125 comment(s)
  Related News:

Hall of Merit: 2011 Hall of Merit Ballot

Sorry guys, I started a new job this week, and I thought this had been posted, my apologies for the late start.

OK, it’s time to start the voting. There is no rush . . . please read through the discussion thread to work through the candidates.

The election closes November 29 December 6 at 8 p.m. EST. We welcome newcomers, but require that you are willing to consider players from all eras. Voters also must comment on each player they vote for, a simple list is not sufficient. If you ...

Read More...
Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: November 14, 2010 at 07:39 PM | 223 comment(s)
  Related News:

Page 7 of 7 pages ‹ First  < 5 6 7 | Features Archive | Site Archive

 

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
greenback votes nefariously
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP - March 2015: You’re out, tobacco: Bill would ban products at all California baseball venues
(3722 - 4:51pm, Mar 31)
Last: Los Angeles El Hombre de Anaheim

NewsblogDefiant CC Sabathia doesn’t give a ‘f–k’ about poor spring outings | New York Post
(223 - 4:49pm, Mar 31)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogReds open breast-feeding suite at the ballpark
(83 - 4:43pm, Mar 31)
Last: RoyalsRetro (AG#1F)

NewsblogChicago Cubs Kris Bryant and the service-time game | FOX Sports
(166 - 4:42pm, Mar 31)
Last: Scott Lange

NewsblogRays denied consideration of re-negotiated lease by St. Petersburg City Council
(40 - 4:39pm, Mar 31)
Last: RoyalsRetro (AG#1F)

NewsblogMacnow: Phillies' Ryne Sandberg is wrong man for wrong team
(29 - 4:39pm, Mar 31)
Last: Jose Is The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

NewsblogCubs send Bryant to minors
(85 - 4:32pm, Mar 31)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 3-31-2015
(7 - 4:30pm, Mar 31)
Last: Tom Nawrocki

NewsblogGrantland (Keri): 2015 NL East Preview
(7 - 4:27pm, Mar 31)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogOT: Soccer March 2015
(465 - 4:26pm, Mar 31)
Last: Mefisto

NewsblogOT: Wrestling Thread November 2014
(844 - 3:39pm, Mar 31)
Last: Random Transaction Generator

NewsblogSadly, We've Lost Another Primate
(101 - 3:30pm, Mar 31)
Last: Meatwad misses Vincennes

NewsblogThe 2015 Season Preview in Data Visualization – The Hardball Times
(2 - 12:54pm, Mar 31)
Last: Greg K

NewsblogBBTF 2015 Shooty Memorial Softball Meet-up!
(78 - 12:17pm, Mar 31)
Last: Hysterical & Useless

NewsblogJohnson has edge in second-base competition | whitesox.com
(9 - 11:31am, Mar 31)
Last: richkraetsch

Page rendered in 0.3401 seconds
43 querie(s) executed

Page rendered in 0.3401 seconds
43 querie(s) executed