April 06, 2009 | ALBERT CHEN
Statistical models, that is. Systems for analyzing defensive play are feeding the new rage in the poststeroid era—run prevention. Teams are investing big money not only in slick fielders but also in the advanced...
February 17, 1986 | Jeremiah Tax
While partisans of other sports debate—usually with no more than subjective evidence—which is "fastest growing," which attracts the most spectators and which appears to wield the most influence, baseball continues to...
September 20, 1982 | Edited by Gay Flood
Sir:While I enjoyed Ron Fimrite's excellent article on Rickey Henderson's stolen-base record (, Sept. 6), I was amazed by the ignorant comments made by Sparky Anderson and by Bill James in his article ().
April 04, 2005 | Tom Verducci
The season can't start until the lineup card is filled in, and that's a lot more complicated than you would think
June 15, 1981 | Edited by Gay Flood
ISLANDERS UNDERCOVEREDSir:Not again! The New York Islanders won the Stanley Cup and weren't on the cover of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (June 1). When they won it last year, Johnny Rutherford, the winner of the Indy 500, was...