Rolen has a career bWAR of 70.1, which is higher than Tony Gwynn, Eddie Murray, Ivan Rodriguez, Carlton Fisk, Edgar Martinez, Ryne Sandberg, Roberto Alomar, Craig Biggio, Andre Dawson, and other position players of recent decades.
Memo Luna and those baseball lost in 2021
I would venture that almost none of you, certainly very few, know about the career of one Memo Luna. That career was the shortest of anyone lost to us in 2021, less than one inning of one contest in 1954.
Phillies should consider historic choice of Kim Ng as their next general manager
Kim Ng is qualified, experienced, and well-respected within the industry. The Phillies would be lucky to have her as their general manager. Frankly, the time feels right to make a little history.
The ‘New’ Baseball Bible
Dan Schlossberg has introduced a 2020 version of "The New Baseball Bible: Notes, Nuggets, Lists, and Legends from Our National Pastime" with even more information and anecdotes included. If you have never owned an edition in the past, or if yours is older, it's time to pull out your credit card and get to ordering.
Health will play major role in 2020 MLB season
Even if Major League Baseball is able to get a shortened 2020 season underway, COVID-19 will continue to impact the game all year long.