1. Veteran's Committee Whiffs on Pitching Nominations from the Golden Era

    The recent announcement of the HOF nominations by the veteran’s committee for players from the Golden era—1947 to 1972—listed three pitchers; Luis Tiant, Jim Kaat and Allie Reynolds...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about almost 3 years ago 167 reads 10 comments

  2. Bert Blyleven: Pitching History and The Hall of Fame

    As we approach the voting results for the Hall of Fame this year, Bert Blyleven 's case deserves one more look...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about over 3 years ago 1,130 reads 51 comments

  3. The Detroit Tigers' All-Time Starting Rotation

    Imagine you are responsible to select an all-time starting rotation for the Detroit Tigers. The pitchers you pick will form the Tigers all-time team and compete against the best of their competition...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about 4 years ago 1,223 reads 29 comments

  4. The Cleveland Indians All-Time Starting Rotation

    The Cleveland Indians All-Time Starting Rotation There is an ultimate fantasy league starting up, and it falls to you to pick the all-time rotation for the Cleveland Indians. You can select pitchers from any era of the team since its beginning in 1901..

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about 4 years ago 281 reads 24 comments

  5. Tony Mullane: "Apollo Of The Box" Makes Reds HOF

    This weekend, the Cincinnati Reds will be inducting three former players to the Reds Hall of Fame—Pedro Borbon, Chris Sabo, and Tony Mullane. I am familiar with both Borbon and Sabo, and enjoyed watching them play...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about 4 years ago 278 reads 2 comments

  6. The Chicago White Sox All-Time Starting Rotation

    The Chicago White Sox All-time Starting Rotation Imagine you are the lucky individual chosen to select the Chicago White Sox all-time starting rotation for a special fantasy league...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about 4 years ago 4,576 reads 15 comments

  7. The Boston Red Sox All-Time Starting Rotation

    The Boston Red Sox All-Time Starting Rotation Imagine you are responsible for selecting a fantasy starting rotation and pitching staff to represent the Boston Red Sox. Your staff would have to face the fantasy staffs of all the other major league teams.

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about 4 years ago 1,823 reads 56 comments

  8. The Baltimore Orioles All-Time Starting Rotation; A Tale Of Two Teams

    Imagine you are chosen to select the all-time starting rotation for the Baltimore Orioles . Your fantasy pitching staff would then compete against other all-time teams...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about 4 years ago 14,507 reads 18 comments

  9. The Los Angeles Dodgers' All-Time Starting Rotation

    Imagine you were chosen to select an all-time rotation and pitching staff for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Who would you select? Who would make your all-time pitching staff? Your fantasy ...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about over 4 years ago 5,385 reads 52 comments

  10. The San Francisco Giants All-Time Starting Rotation

    Imagine you are responsible to select an all-time starting rotation for the San Francisco Giants in a fantasy league. Your team would then have to compete against all other selected teams...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about over 4 years ago 7,424 reads 34 comments

  11. The St. Louis Cardinals All-Time Starting Rotation

    Imagine you are given the responsibility to select an all-time starting rotation and pitching staff for the St. Louis Cardinals. Your selected staff would then have to compete against the other selected teams in a fantasy format...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about over 4 years ago 1,613 reads 19 comments

  12. The Chicago Cubs All-Time Starting Rotation

    The Chicago Cubs All-Time Starting Rotation Imagine you are chosen to be the manager for a fantasy team forming to represent the Chicago Cubs. It is your job to select the starting rotation and pitching staff from among the Cubs all-time roster...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about over 4 years ago 1,563 reads 18 comments

  13. The Philadelphia Phillies All-Time Starting Rotation

    Imagine you were responsible for selecting a fantasy staff for your team, the Philadelphia Phillies, which was to play against all other team’s pitching staffs...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about over 4 years ago 706 reads 26 comments

  14. The Atlanta Braves All-Time Starting Rotation

    The Atlanta Braves All-time Starting Rotation Imagine it was your responsibility to choose a starting rotation for a fantasy team which was to then compete against all other all-time teams...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about over 4 years ago 36,706 reads 36 comments

  15. The Pittsburgh Pirate's All-Time Starting Rotation

    The Pittsburgh Pirates All-Time Starting Rotation: Wilbur, “The Babe,” and Gang Imagine you were given the responsibility of putting together an all-time fantasy starting rotation for the Pittsburgh Pirates...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about over 4 years ago 9,927 reads 23 comments

  16. The Cincinnati Reds All-Time Pitching Rotation: A Tale Of Three Eras

    The Cincinnati Reds All-Time Starting Rotation: a Tale of Three Eras When looking over the candidates for this honor, one quickly realizes that even though the Reds have enjoyed some success ...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about over 4 years ago 3,248 reads 13 comments

  17. Jack Morris: A Look at His Credentials for the Hall of Fame

    Jack Morris’ candidacy for the HOF has received some support. The most recent vote showed him just over 50 percent for the first time. Important writers like Jon Heyman, Buster Olney, and more have put their support behind his candidacy...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about over 4 years ago 1,350 reads 37 comments

  18. Top 10 Latin Starting Pitchers: The Legacy of Our Latin Legends

    During my childhood, when I was first learning about baseball, I can remember asking my father, “Who is a good pitcher?” We lived near Washington D.C...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about over 4 years ago 2,308 reads 15 comments

  19. The Great Pitching Tandems: Dynamic Duos That Delivered

    Recent baseball wisdom has held that having two great pitchers is the path to postseason success. This must have been what the Yankees were thinking as they acquired C.C. Sabathia and A.J. Burnett a year ago...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about over 4 years ago 802 reads 13 comments

  20. MLB's Five Great Pitching Trios

    The Five Great Pitching Trios It hasn’t occurred very often that three pitchers rise to the challenge and cause a team to ascend to great heights because of their efforts. The stars aligned for this to occur about once an era...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about over 4 years ago 704 reads 16 comments

  21. The Best Pitchers NOT In the Hall of Fame: Who Got Overlooked

    As faithful baseball fans, we depend on the Hall of Fame to show us who the truly great players are. The players who dominated, not just for a season or two, but for years...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about almost 5 years ago 1,508 reads 54 comments

  22. The Worst Pitchers in the HOF: Searching for History's Bottom Line

    What qualifies a pitcher for the Hall of Fame? Today, we have set the bar quite high, demanding 300 wins, and ignoring a pitcher with 3,000 strikeouts and 60 shutouts year after year on the HOF ballot...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about almost 5 years ago 1,152 reads 46 comments

  23. William "Dummy" Hoy; Proving It Could Be Done!

    William "Dummy" Hoy, baseball's third deaf major league player, left a legacy worth knowing. He was born May 23, 1862 in Houcktown, Ohio. He graduated valedictorian of his class from the Ohio School for the Deaf...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about almost 5 years ago 1,604 reads 17 comments

  24. The Greatest Pitching Careers Of The Modern Era

    This is part two of this continued article. Here is a link to part one - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/239223-ranking-the-top-pitching-careers-of-the-modern-era Although not every pitcher ...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about 5 years ago 3,073 reads 20 comments

  25. Ranking The Top Pitching Careers Of The Modern Era

    Ranking the Top Pitchers of the Modern Era This article is really the culmination of a series of studies looking at each era of the game and aspects of what makes a pitcher great...

    Jonathan Stilwell Written by Jonathan Stilwell about 5 years ago 665 reads 14 comments