April 05, 2004 | Steve Rushin
Enough Innuendo. Let's name names. It's time to embrace McCarthyism—Charlie McCarthyism—and expose those in baseball who are so unmuscled, so fungo-bat skinny, so ventriloquist's-dummy diminutive that they couldn't...
August 09, 1999 | Tom Verducci
We may be nearing the end of an era when contact hitters can earn their keep without hitting home runs
June 14, 1999 | Ron Fimrite
Where They Ain'tBy Burt Solomon, The Free Press, $25
August 09, 1993 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Dave Valle, Seattle Mariner catcher, a career .230 hitter, to teammate Ken Griffey Jr.: "It's easy to hit .300 with your swing. Try doing it with mine."
April 07, 1980 | Reed Browning
A fresh stat, CAM, allows exact comparisons of oldtime hitters to new, of Cobb to Carew