HTP IBWAA 2021 Archives

Revisiting The Hodges-For-Denehy Deal: An Interesting Reprint Of Two 2019 Articles (12-17-21)

Soto Deserved The MVP Over Harper ALSO: Expanding The Baseball Postseason Is A Terrible Idea (12-11-21)

Managers Can Also Get Traded ALSO: Eras Committees Did A Great Job (12-10-21)

Ballgate? MLB Used Two Different Kinds Of Balls During The 2021 Season (12-4-21)

Andruw Jones Tops Hall Of Fame Ballot ALSO: Why Steve Cohen Channels George Steinbrenner (12/3/2021)

Mets Are Alienating People They Need ALSO: *Nuclear Winter Is Less Than A Week Away *Hoyt Wilhelm Feature (11-27-21)

The Shohei Kid Sweeps AL MVP Votes ALSO: Score A Home Run For The Bill James Handbook 2022 (11-20-21)

Happy Birthday To Baseball Lifer Bob Boone ALSO: Revising Braves Book Index Brings Back Memories (11-19-21)

Scherzer & Sanchez Were Postseason Pitching Stars Twice ALSO: A Strong Rebuke To Selections of Awards Finalists (11-13-21)

Tigers Need Pitching To Rise In AL ALSO: Remembering Ed Lucas, Blind Man With A Vision (11-12-21)

Trying To Get Rid Of Astrogate ALSO: Have We Seen The Last Of Pitchers As Hitters? (11-6-21)

Nobody Gave The Braves A Chance ALSO: Will Winter Meetings Fall Hostage To Labor Negotiations? (11-5-21)

Loving Baseball’s Winter Leagues ALSO: Atlanta Shows Ability To Bounce Back From Injuries (10-30-21)

Mark Koenig Made His Mark On Game (10-29-21)

Tiger Pitchers Dig New Pitching Coach ALSO: Playoffs Momentum Is Tough To Maintain (10-23-21)

Youngest Reporter In Cooperstown Loved Getting Interviews With Legendary Stars ALSO: Seinfeld Podcast Features Many Baseball References (10-22-21)

A’s Failure To Reach Playoffs Hurts ALSO: Ever-Changing Playoff Schedule Confuses Fans (10-16-21)

Welcome Back, Arizona Fall League ALSO: Don’t Give 2021 Awards Toi Harper Or Wheeler (10-15-21)

MLB Games Should Be Longer ALSO: Meet Baseball’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (10-09-21)

Reyes, Nevin Wear Wild-Card Horns ALSO: New York Post Writers Strongly Disagree On Playoff Picks (10/8/21)

Fearless 2021 Postseason Predictions ALSO: Dodgers Miss 9th Straight Title, End Threat To Braves Streak (10-02-21)

Here’s The Pitch” Marks 1st Anniversary ALSO: Editors comment on Newsletter Reaching Milestone (10-01-21)

Catching A Baseball Still Thrills Fan ALSO: Blame Cody Bellinger For Dodgers’ Struggles (09-13-21)

5 Worst Recent September Collapses ALSO: Toronto Hitters Terrorize American League Pitching Staffs (09-12-21)

Let’s Kick Negativity Out Of Sports Posts ALSO: Top Trader Alex Anthopoulos Deserves NL Executive Of The Year (09-11-21)

Domestic Assault Hits MLB Media Too ALSO: Baseball’s Connection to September 11th (09-10-21)

It’s Here! The September Stretch Drive ALSO: Pre-Induction Thoughts From The Newest Hall Of Famers (09-04-21)

September Stretch Promises Surprises ALSO: Beleaguered Bullpen Could Sink Braves’ Bid For 4th Straight Title (09-03-21)

Who Will Win Upcoming Labor Battle? ALSO: How Hopeless Are Battle’s Worst Ballclubs? (08-28-21)

Way To Go: Kid Reporter Gets Trout, Ohtani Interviews At Littl3e League Classic ALSO: Who Will Follow Miggy Into 500 Home Run Club? (08-27-21)

What’s Happening in Flushing? ALSO: Recalling The Expansion Washington Senators (08-21-21)

Three Fateful Trips To Wrigley Field ALSO: Milo Hamilton Was A Proud Product Of Iowa (08-20-21)

Presenting A Future Postseason Plan ALSO: Big Leagues Cope With Dog Days Of August (08-14-21)

Remembering The Great Mickey Mantle ALSO: Shoeless Joe Batted Left-Handed In Real Life (08-14-21)

Three Teams Vie To Be Beast Of The East ALSO: Nolan Ryan Never Needed Long Games For His No-Hitters (08-13-21)

Death Threats Against Players A No-No ALSO: With deGrom Sidelined, who can claim NL’s Cy Young Award? (08-07-21)

Hoyt Wilhelm In Mooresville ALSO: How The Braves Rebuilt Their Entire Outfield (08-06-21)

Atlantic League A Good Baseball Primer ALSO: Ten Most Surprising Swaps Of The 2021 Trade Deadline (07-31-21)

Best Recent Trade Deadline Swaps ALSO: Ex-Met John Valentin Says Maddux Was Toughest Of Braves’ Trio (07-30-21)

Baseball Needs Big Changes To Boost Attendance ALSO: Yankee Stadium Fans Need Better Security Protection (07-24-21)

A Tribute To Dennis Eckersley ALSO: Kudos To Padres Players Who Protected Washington Fans (07-23-21)

Midseason Red Sox Report ALSO: What Happened To All-Star Offenses At Coors Field? (07-17-21)

Comparing Analytics vs. Old-Time Stats ALSO: Glad To Get Rid of “Manfred Man” Other COVID Changes (07-16-21)

Steve Jeltz Was Born In France ALSO: Dan Schlossberg’s All-Star Game Memories (07-10-21)

Ohtani’s Hitting Far Exceeds His Pitching ALSO: Baseball Authors Will Speak, Sign Before All-Star Game (07-09-21)

Hoyt Wilhelm’s Lost Years ALSO: Hank Aaron Merits Upcoming All-Star Game Tribute (07-03-21)

If Braves Dangle Dansby, They Might Get Decent Return In Trade ALSO: Here Are All-Star Choices From Non-Contenders (07-02-21)

How Japanese Stars Impacted Yankees ALSO: This Is The “Year Of The Aarons” In The Major Leagues (06-26-21)

Here Are Athletics’ All-Star Candidates ALSO: More Thoughts On Pitchers Using Sticky Stuff (06-25-21)

Major League Sons Who Can Outpace Their Fathers ALSO: A Tribute To A Baseball Writing Legend (06-19-21)

New Rules Wreak Havoc With Pitchers ALSO: “Tomahawk Curse” Weighs Heavily on Braves’ Season (06-18-21)

What The Majors Did To The Minors ALSO: Big-Name Musicians To Play Fenway Park This Summer (06-12-21)

Players Don’t Deserve Deluge Of Hate For Mistakes On The Field ALSO: Shame On Baseball For Failing to Fix Flaws In Fan Vote (06-11-21)

Brodie Van Wagenen Battles Conflict of Interests ALSO: It’s Not Hard To Guess Where Injuries’ Will Strike (06-05-21)

Inside The Marcell Ozuna Mess ALSO: What It’s Like To Attend A Game in 2021 (06-04-21)

Game Honors Lou Gehrig On June 2 ALSO: High Time To Junk Interleague Play, Restore Balanced Schedule (05-29-21)

Broadcast Blackouts Hurt The Game ALSO: Time To Restore Integrity To All-Star Voting (05-28-21)

Why We Need More Independent Ball ALSO: Top Ten Candidates For Jobs When Managerial Spots Open (05-22-21)

New Dead Ball Era Hurts The Game ALSO: The Last Great Baseball Cartoonist (05-21-21)

Here’s How Oakland A’s Are Doing ALSO: Random Thoughts From Dan Schlossberg’s Reporter’s Notebook (05-15- 21)

Inside The Fine Art Of Pinch-Hitting (05-14-21)

Ten Teams That Could Use Albert Pujols ALSO: Show-Me Ohtani Amazes Observers (05-08-21)

d’Arnaud Picked Terrible Time For Injury ALSO Why Baseball Misses The Bunt (05-07-21)

Exploring A Christy Mathewson Mystery ALSO: Fans Slow To Return to Ballparks In Wake Of Pandemic (05-01-21)

What’s Wrong With Francisco Lindor? ALSO: Atlanta Braves Get Low Grades For April (04-30-21)

Cubs Give Fans Roller-Coaster Ride ALSO: Dan Schlossberg’s Bad Guys In Baseball (04-24-21)

Why The Detroit Tigers Are An Early Surprise ALSO: Baseball Has Good Guys And Bad Guys (04-23-21)

Hoyt Wilhelm Just Missed Pitching At 50 ALSO: Pinch-Hitting Returns To Prominence (04-17-21)

Biggest Surprises From Opening Day ALSO: Ron Blomberg Hits Home Run With New Munson Book (04-03-21)

Who Had The Best Season By A Yankee Shortstop? Hint: Not Derek Jeter ALSO: Dan Schlossberg Predicts The 2021 Baseball Season (03-27-21)

When The Yankees Won Their First Flag ALSO: Will A Dusty Baker Team Ever Win A World Series Ring? (03-12-21)

College Baseball Makes A Big Hit Too ALSO: 30th Anniversary Of The Classic Postseason Of 1991 (02-27-21)

Hoyt Wilhelm Got Off To Rough Start As Rookie ALSO: Remembering The 29-Run Game (02-26-21)

Five-Inning Pitcher Is New Normal ALSO: Braves Beat Mets In Position-By-Position Rankings (02-19-21)

High Time For The DH To Go Universal ALSO: How “Sweet Caroline” Became A Fenway Park Ritual (02-12-21)

Coaches Merit Hall Of Fame Plaques Too ALSO: Leo Mazzone Makes Braves Hall Of Fame As Cooperstown Beckons (02-05-21)

Here’s An All-Black Team For Next WBC ALSO: Will the Pandemic Preclude Scheduled Starts of Training, Season? (01-22-21)

Let’s Be Sure Correct Calls Are Made ALSO: Why Otis Nixon’s Cocaine Suspension Hurt Braves In ’91 Series (01-22-21)

Does Character Matter In Voting For Baseball Hall Of Fame? (01-01-21)

No Surprise: MLB Has Revenue Problem (01-09-21)

Does Character Matter In Voting For Baseball Hall Of Fame? (01-01-21)

Supreme Court Justices Love Baseball (01-02-21)