Still looking for a baseball team to root for this season? The Wall Street Journal’s Brian Costa introduces Bill Littlefield to the Major League Baseball Fan Compatibility Test.
When spring arrives and baseball begins, it’s a time of hope and optimism for many fans. But for Bill Littlefield, it’s also a time to look back on players who have come and gone, including former big league slugger George Scott.
Billy Martin, who managed the Yankees on five separate occasions, was considered a brilliant baseball mind. But his off-field troubles haunted him. Bill Pennington joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his biography of the former player and manager.
After fans asked the Cincinnati Reds to put chairs in the ladies’ room for nursing mothers, the organization decided to take it a step further by creating a dedicated suite for breastfeeding. Reds COO — and father of five — Phil Castellini joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the project.
What’s the only time that every player on a team started the game with the exact same batting average that they ended the game? ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian joins Bill Littlefield to answer that question and share some of his favorite Opening Day stories from seasons past.
One recent survey found one-in-four MLB pitchers has had Tommy John surgery. What’s behind baseball’s injury epidemic? Only A Game’s Doug Tribou asks experts — and Tommy John himself.
Before he earned two World Series rings, Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia was told he was too small to play baseball. He didn’t listen and now he’s inspired one teenage girl to ignore the critics who say girls should stick to softball. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou has our story.
Major League Baseball’s hit leader, Pete Rose, has applied to be returned to the good graces of the game. Bill Littlefield suggests Rose might want to think twice.
The DH will come to MLB’s National League soon, Jesse Spector of the Sporting News argues. Why? It makes financial sense for the players and the owners. Spector joins Bill Littlefield to explain.
Former player and manager Gil Hodges is not in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Mort Zachter, author of ‘Gil Hodges: A Hall of Fame Life,’ pleads his case to Bill Littlefield.