Why doesn’t OBP cover every instance of a player reaching base on an error? The statistic measures the frequency with which a guy gets on base: a dude who is routinely putting hard-hit balls in play is going to reach on errors . . . let’s say . . . ~15 times per year. An otherwise identical player who strikes out…
Mike Lupica: [spontaneously combusts]
Ha. No, that’s ok. I watched it last night and found it enjoyable more for nostalgia - the epic confrontation in Piper’s Pit most of all - than anything particularly revealing or insightful about Andre. Was just curious where you came down on it.
Dan, I’ve been looking forward to your review of the Andre the Giant documentary on HBO or at least a blog with your reactions. Did I miss it? Is one coming? What did you think?
Old white Democrats who are less-and-less shy about their preference for “the way things used to be” with each passing year — i.e., Bill Bradley — is absolutely the core demographic for The Record.
If everyone who lived in Brooklyn had to tell people they lived in Queens . . . no one would live in Brooklyn.
Let’s Fail to Remember Some Guys
+ number 2
Every state recognizes the crime of “criminally negligent homicide”: you were either so reckless or so stupid that someone died as a result (texting while driving through a school zone is a good example). I cannot think of one good reason why the equally reckless action and inaction taken (and not) by Nasser’s…
Fuld, but I take your point. And, please, tell me more about this Dick Fund.
As with every major institutional failure of judgment, morals, whatever — we all said this a lot in 2008, in the midst of the financial crisis — real change requires personal liability of those in charge. It’s not unprecedented: officers and directors of corporations that fail to segregate and remit payroll taxes,…
“There should be a mother’s week or a month... mother’s year.”
How do I get to the one where the Mets are good?
“Who’s up first? No, seriously, you guys: this isn’t fucking funny.”
Oh this is so good.
I dunno. Any port in a storm.
Guerrero and Biggio have a combined OPS of 2.250!
Orange, you glad the kid isn’t sick?
Yeah, and the doctor WAS HIS MOTHER!