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Here are the top ten articles for the Baseball Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Designated Hitter Rule in the World Series
As the World Series approaches, this is one of the key questions I get. The general rule is something akin to "when in Rome, do as the Romans do". What impact does that have?
2. Baseball 101 - Reading a Box Score
Here's a primer for reading that newspaper box score that may have baffled you.
3. Baseball 101 Baseball Terms from A-Z
Baseball is replete with unique terms and specialized jargon. Here’s a “rundown” of those terms from A to Z. You can’t tell a jack from an error without this list!
4. The Keystone Combo
A look at how the partnership of second baseman and shortstop keys the defense of successful teams.
5. Baseball 101 : The Sign Language of a Catcher
The catcher has one of the most demanding roles in baseball, effectively leading the defense. To do so, he uses signs to communicate with the pitcher and the other players on the field.
6. What makes baseball different?
An essay on the unique qualities that set baseball apart from all the other team games.
7. How Post Season Bonuses are Determined
With the completion of the World Series and the Red Sox sweep, was it in the player’s best interest to finish in four games? No! Here’s how the post-season bonuses are calculated.
8. How Peripheral Stats Shape Perceptions
The use of such peripheral statistics as WHIP, K/BB and K/9 are increasingly influential in determining post-season awards and big-time contracts
9. The Defensive Spectrum - I
An examination of The Defensive Spectrum on the field
10. Red Sox Redux And Farewell
The Boston Red Sox are Boston Strong. Minor League Baseball comes to Fredericksburg, Virginia. Farewell, my last column.
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