Mike Trout Ties Angels Franchise Record

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Angels Trout Ties Franchise Record Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels hit his 299th career home run Friday night against the Houston Astros. The blast ties Trout with Tim Salmon for the Angels franchise home run record. Further, Trout scored the game-winning run in extra innings after Shohei Ohtani hit a single into right […] READ MORE


Pioneer Contributors Who Should Be in the Baseball Hall of Fame

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Pioneer Contributors Who Should Be in the Baseball Hall of Fame Some of the most divisive discussions among baseball fans involve who belongs in the Hall of Fame. Every time a player is on the ballot, discussions ensue. Many of them become emotionally charged. When someone makes it, the “Not a Hall of Famer” group […] READ MORE


National Baseball Hall of Fame Cancels This Year’s Induction Ceremony

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Induction Ceremony for 2020 Delayed This afternoon, the National Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors announced some significant news. The news doesn’t come as much of a surprise as many around the game of baseball were expecting this. With the official tweet was the National Hall of Fame Twitter account. Our Board of Directors […] READ MORE


Postseason Mariano Rivera Was Even Better than You Think

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Postseason Mariano Rivera Was Even Better than You Think When time progresses further away from the end of a player’s career, the appreciation of his greatness often diminishes. It can be because a fewer amount of living people saw him play. Recency Bias also creeps in. But sometimes it is due to self-appointed experts throwing […] READ MORE


A Deep Dive on the Billy Wagner Hall of Fame Case

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For several years, the Hall of Fame voting process has brought forth the discussion on Billy Wagner and his place in MLB history. For 16 seasons, primarily with the Houston Astros, the closer shut down opposing lineups coming out of the bullpen. In addition to the Astros, he pitched for, and impacted, the Philadelphia Phillies, […] READ MORE


A Deep Dive of Curt Schilling’s Hall of Fame Case

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Enshrinement in the MLB Hall of Fame is an honor designated for the top 1% of players to ever play the game. If that is the case, then surely accomplishing a feat that, at the time, had only been done by 13 other pitchers, warrants induction. Throw in the longevity of a 20-year-career and multiple […] READ MORE


The 2019 Airing of Major League Baseball Grievances

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2019 Airing of Major League Baseball Grievances December 23rd marks the unofficial holiday of Festivus. The holiday became popular in the late 1990s as a result of the tv sitcom Seinfeld. As such, the tradition of Festivus begins with the Airing of Grievances. While the state of Major League Baseball heading into 2020 seems positive, […] READ MORE


Marvin Miller and Ted Simmons Elected to Hall of Fame

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Marvin Miller and Ted Simmons Elected to Hall of Fame It was a long time in the making but two former MLB stars will finally have their name enshrined in baseball history. Made official the Modern Baseball Era committee, Marvin Miller and Ted Simmons are officially members of the MLB Hall of Fame. Each and […] READ MORE