Posts tagged "New York Yankees"

Beer and Cubs Baseball Pt. 2: Breaking Bad

Beer and Cubs Baseball Pt. 2: Breaking Bad
Beer is big business and it’s not as if this new pact is the first time we’ve ever seen Bud associated with the Cubs. It was back in 2006 that Bud Light bought the naming rights to the bleachers at Wrigley. I couldn’t find the figures on that deal, but I’m sure one of my... Read more »

The Death of the Single, or, Can Starlin Castro Survive Derek Jeter's Retirement?

The Death of the Single, or, Can Starlin Castro Survive Derek Jeter's Retirement?
In major league baseball, the single is dying. I don’t know what started me on this kick of obsessing over base hits, but I feel pretty confident in my assertion that the singles-hitter is on his way out of the league. Just look at the data. In 1980, 72.4 percent of all hits were singles. And... Read more »