Learn from Baseball Statistics — Shortened Playing Careers

I love learning from the statistics of comparable players from the same era.  The numbers can yield perspective on a player’s longevity and productivity.  The numbers can also inspire fans as we learn from the unique experiences of players who persevere.  This article is the first in my recurring series on pairs of players whose […]

Overcome Adversity Like an All-Star

Almost everyone faces adversity in some form.  Baseball fans can be inspired by players who overcome injuries.  Many of the best players have had the greatest physical challenges.  A longtime Minnesota Twins player who fits this profile is Joe Mauer, an All-Star catcher.  His career spanned the 2004-2018 seasons.  He was voted MVP of the […]