An All-Time Team Not In Cooperstown

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Normally, selecting members of an all-time team is somewhat simple. There are a gaggle of greats to choose from, and placing them within their various organizations takes some interesting effort. However, something that isn’t often spoken of is an all-time team for players outside of Cooperstown’s hallowed halls. Yes, this is something that was most […] READ MORE


Arizona Diamondbacks All-Time Tournament Team

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Arizona Diamondbacks All-Time Team Last Word on Baseball is running a tournament pitting all 30 all-time rosters against each other. Here is the Arizona Diamondbacks all-time team. Although the older teams have terrifying rosters (see New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers, San Francisco Giants, and Los Angeles Dodgers, for example), the Diamondbacks have a […] READ MORE


David Ortiz Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

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The Baseball Hall of Fame welcomed one new member into their ranks on Tuesday–longtime Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. Big Papi met the 75% threshold in his first year on the ballot. This year’s ballot was filled with controversial nominees, many of whom were in their last year of eligibility. Ultimately, only Ortiz will head […] READ MORE


Best Injured MLB Postseason Performances

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The postseason makes heroes. Every year, a new hero is born. Sometimes they are already a household name. Sometimes, nobody outside of the sport has ever heard of them. After Atlanta Braves pitcher Charlie Morton threw 16 pitches in Game 1 of the 2021 World Series with a fractured leg, one has to wonder, what […] READ MORE


2021 Hall of Fame Results Announced

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The National Baseball Hall of Fame will induct no individuals that were on its 2021 ballot. This year’s group had numerous high-profile possibilities, but only so many can ultimately get in each year. The announcement came early Tuesday evening. No one elected to Hall of Fame. Schilling misses by 16 votes. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) […] READ MORE


Five Best Red Sox Offseason Acquisitions

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Top Five Red Sox Offseason Acquisitions of the 21st Century The Boston Red Sox have been the most successful franchise of the 21st century with four World Series Championships. They have been an organization that’s shown they’re not afraid to spend money in the winter and it’s shown on the field. Realistically, this list could […] READ MORE


2021 MLB Hall of Fame Inductees According to the LWOB Staff

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The MLB Hall of Fame is one of the most prestigious and exclusive clubs in American sports. On January 26th, 2021, the BBWAA will announce the newest members of the Hall. Due to the cancellation of the 2020 ceremony because of COVID-19, the 2021 class will join Derek Jeter and Larry Walker, Marvin Miller, and […] READ MORE


2021 Hall of Fame Ballot Announced

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The ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame 2021 class was released Monday. It features 25 players, including 11 who are on the ballot for the first time. Ryan Thibodaux, @NotMrTibbs on Twitter, tweeted out the ballot. Thibodaux will continue his work tracking ballots as they become public from BBWAA voters. The men who receive […] READ MORE



18 Players Named to Hall of Fame Ballot for First Time

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The BBWAA has released its ballot for the 2020 Hall of Fame election class. The careers of 32 former players will be MLB players will be subjected to extensive analysis over the next few months while the BBWAA determines which players deserve to be remembered as the greatest to ever play. Among those 32 players […] READ MORE