1. Jack Morris: The Curt Schilling of His Day

    I recently wrote an article titled One Bloody Sock Does Not a Hall of Famer Make...Or Does It? It was humorous piece about Curt Schilling's retirement, his possibilities for Hall of Fame enshrinement, and, of course, that damn bloody sock...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 241 reads 5 comments

  2. One Bloody Sock Does Not a Hall of Famer Make...or Does It?

    Curt Schilling announced his retirement today after a 20 seasons in the Major Leagues spent with the Orioles, Astros, Phillies, Diamondbacks, and Red Sox. Almost immediately, ESPN and sports-talk radio was flooded with analysis of Schilling's career...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 190 reads 14 comments

  3. Forget Pete Rose, Reinstate Hotnuke—Now

    I have always hated working nights. Let's face it, I'm not that into my job as a construction worker, period. Don't get me wrong, my job pays well enough to support my family, I have great benefits, ...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 314 reads 55 comments

  4. The 47 Greatest Individual Mets Seasons Ever (Nos. 25-1)

    The New York Mets will enter their new stadium, Citifield, in their 47th season as a Major League baseball franchise. The team has had its ups and downs, it's amazin' moments, and it's fair share of terrific players...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 569 reads 30 comments

  5. The 47 Greatest Individual Mets Seasons Ever (Nos. 47-26)

    The New York Mets will enter their new stadium, Citifield, in their 47th season as a Major League baseball franchise. The team has had it's ups and downs, it's amazin' moments, and it's fair share of terrific players...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 280 reads 10 comments

  6. MLB Divisional Breakdown: AL Central

    It's the middle of March, and spring training games are getting more competitive. Pitchers are pitching more innings, and players are starting to get back into the swing of playing Major League Baseball everyday...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 394 reads 1 comments

  7. Love Bleacher Report? These Guys Are Must-Reads

    I have been a proud member of the Bleacher Report community for a little more than a month now. In that short amount of time, I have written 27 articles, received 431 comments, and over 14,000 article reads...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 318 reads 29 comments

  8. MLB Divisional Breakdowns: NL West

    It's the middle of March, and spring training games are getting more competitive. Pitchers are pitching more innings, and players are starting to get back into the swing of playing Major League Baseball everyday...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 508 reads 14 comments

  9. MLB Divisional Breakdowns: AL East

    It's the middle of March, and spring training games are getting more competitive, pitchers are pitching more innings, and players are starting to get back in the swing of playing Major League Baseball everyday...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 138 reads 11 comments

  10. Two for the Ages: Gibby in '68 or Pedro in 2000?

    Bob Gibson was one of the nastiest, most dominant pitchers of his generation. Pedro Martinez was also one of the nastiest, most dominant pitchers of his generation. The similarities don't stop there...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 460 reads 10 comments

  11. The 30 Biggest Questions for the 2009 MLB Season

    I recently wrote an article titled "The 30 Best Players Baseball Fans Don't Know." It's gotten great responses, and I had a great time writing it. So with spring training here, I decided to do a series of these about different aspects of the sport...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 1,273 reads 26 comments

  12. Are the Eagles Sending Donovan McNabb a Message?

    This time last year, it looked as if the NFC East would be the toughest division in football. The New York Giants were Super Bowl champions, the Eagles improved by adding Asante Samuel ...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 780 reads 12 comments

  13. Chipper Jones: The Most Overrated Player in Baseball

    One of the worst things a person can call a professional athlete is overrated. Either they aren't worth the accolades they are receiving, the money they are earning, their spot on the team, or all of the above...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 1,028 reads 108 comments

  14. Setting the Table: Ranking Baseball's Leadoff Hitters

    I recently wrote an article titled "The 30 Best Players Baseball Fans Don't Know." It's gotten great responses, and I had a great time writing it. So with spring training here, I decided to do a series of these about different aspects of the sport...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 1,800 reads 36 comments

  15. Allen Iverson: What Stephon Marbury Could Have Been

    I am a Stephon Marbury apologist. There aren't many of us left, especially amongst my fellow Knicks fans, but for some reason, I have always, and continue to, root for Stephon Marbury...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 2,354 reads 25 comments

  16. It's Clean-Up Time: Ranking Baseball's No. 4 Hitters

    I recently wrote an article titled "The 30 Best Players Baseball Fans Don't Know". It's gotten great responses, and I had a great time writing it. So with spring training here, I decided to do a series of these about different aspects of the sport...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 377 reads 14 comments

  17. Grading the NBA Trade Deadline Deals

    The NBA trade deadline passed on Thursday at 3 p.m. EST. For the most part, it was a day filled with minor deals and trades made for financial reasons...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 611 reads 1 comments

  18. Angel in the Outfield: No Manny Could Mean Second Shot for Pagan

    Last season, a corner outfielder for the Mets got off to a good start at the plate, became a fan favorite and played very good defense, only to see it be derailed by injury...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 219 reads 5 comments

  19. Thank You, Ken Griffey Jr.

    Four years before the summer of '98, there was the summer of '94. I was 16 years old that summer. I was moving toward adulthood, but at the same time I was still a child in many ways...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 434 reads 6 comments

  20. Ranking the Aces in Major League Baseball

    I recently wrote an article titled The 30 Best Players Baseball Fans Don't Know. It's gotten great responses, and I had a great time writing it. So with spring training here, I decided to do a series of these about different aspects of the sport...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 1,735 reads 60 comments

  21. Eastbound and Down: A Review

    If you have been on Bleacher Report at all the past few days, then you have probably noticed advertisements all over the sight for the debut of HBO newest original comedy program, titled "Eastbound and Down...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 2,157 reads 13 comments

  22. Bleacher Report: Brilliance Beyond the Blogs

    I have only been a contributing member of Bleacher Report for about ten days, and I must say, I really love this site...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 149 reads 8 comments

  23. The 30 Best Players Baseball Fans Don't Know

    With so many players in Major League Baseball, it's easy to get lost in the shuffle. This is especially true if you play in a small market. Every year players emerge as stars, seemingly out of nowhere...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 5,319 reads 59 comments

  24. Rays of Hope: Who Will Be the Tampa of '09?

    In 2008, the Tampa Bay Rays went from perennial cellar-dwellers to beasts of the east, becoming the first team since 1997 not named the Yankees or Red Sox to win the American League East division crown...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 74 reads 2 comments

  25. Five MLB Players Who Deserve the Hall Before the 'Roiders

    Attention Baseball Writers of America. Are you tired of steroid using players breaking records? Are you tired of having to consider cheaters for the Hall of Fame because they putting up numbers too atsronomical to ignore...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 117 reads 1 comments