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TGG Opinion: A Typical Night in the Video Replay Booth
Using This Great Game’s easy method of comprehensive video replay, here’s how a replay crew would spend its time at a typical baseball game.
The Legend of Sister Sandy Koufax
Nobody threw a chalkboard eraser with greater velocity and movement than Sister Sandra, who would have impressed the greatest baseball pitchers of her day.
It Was Twenty Years Ago Today...
The story of how This Great Game has evolved over two decades, from a modest datebook to an ambitious coffee table book to the popular web site it is today.
TGG on YouTube
Shortly after Dock Ellis was interviewed about pitching a 1970 no-hitter while under the influence of LSD, artist James Blagden and No Mas teamed up to create this entertaining and edgy illustrative recreation of Ellis' controversial achievement with his interview serving as a narration.
TGG Links: Because We Know What You'll Like
Our short list below for the most visible, valuable and curious baseball resources for fans and researchers of all ages.
Do We Need a Cure for All the Strikeouts?
The Week That Was in Baseball: Why some are calling for possible rule changes as strikeouts reach epidemic proportions—and why it shouldn't be done; Ryan Madson wants his HGH and inject it, too; Not-so-sweet Tweets from the Diamondbacks; Opening Day, 2014: G'day and play ball, mate. All this and more, including our picks for the Best and Worst of the Week!
Baseball's Ten Most Imperfect No-Hitters
So-called gems achieved by major league pitchers who labored to fame in spite of wildness, some clumsy play, a little illicit drug use—and sometimes even a loss.
1977 Reggie! Reggie! Reggie!
After a stormy season in which he publicly feuded—and nearly personally fought—with manager Billy Martin, Reggie Jackson goes from superstar to instant legend with his home run theatrics in the World Series to earn the New York Yankees a tumultuous championship.
The Ten Greatest Phillies Pitchers
Robin Roberts worked his horse off and earned a top spot on this list, but how does he compare with a pre-war, pre-epileptic Pete Alexander, the left-handed (and left-of-mind) Steve Carlton and future U.S. Senator Jim Bunning? Find out here.
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