January 16, 2006 | Edited by Mark Bechtel and Stephen Cannella
ICHIRO RECENTLY portrayed himself on the popular Japanese detective show Furuhata Ninzaburo--as a cold-blooded murderer (right). Yikes. Doesn't he know that athletes have traditionally played jollier, more wholesome...
September 09, 2002 | Jane Leavy
Sandy Koufax overcame bigotry and constant, searing pain to become the greatest pitcher of his time, but his finest moment came on the day he refused to take the mound in the World Series
August 13, 2001 | Tom Verducci
The roll call of great tall pitchers is, in a word, short. Only one pitcher 6'6" or taller has been enshrined in the Hall of Fame: Don Drysdale. To honor the best of those who stood tall on the mound as well as...
May 28, 2001 | Stephen Cannella
Two advance scouts, one from each league, reflect on what they saw and heard last week
March 31, 1997 | Tom Verducci
Last season righthanders Juan Guzman and Pat Hentgen ranked one-two in the American League in ERA. Since 1969 only one other pair of teammates has done that—Ron Guidry and Tommy John of the '79 Yankees. Thirty-three...