Baseball Shorts: The Player That Hit a Home Run In His First MLB At-Bat But Never Got One In The Rest Of His Career

Quite a long title for an item called baseball shorts... Anyhow, in this episode of baseball shorts, we will talk about a player who hit a home run in his first MLB at-bat, but never hit one afterward. We are talking about Hoyt Wilhelm, a famed knuckleballer. Old Sarge, as he was nicknamed, Made his …

The case of closers and the HOF

With the upcoming Hall of Fame vote, I wrote this article for the Cuban baseball magazine Universo Beisbol. Closers and the  Baseball Hall of Fame; it always has been an issue. In general the baseball writers that vote for the players are rather conservative. How long did it take them to vote the first DH …