1. The Blue Sox: Why Boston's Boys Are the Democrats Of Baseball

    An objective observer of our two-party political system would be shocked by the exclusionary nature of the United States government. Many liberals are quite disappointed with the way President Obama has governed so far...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about over 4 years ago 488 reads 13 comments

  2. The Owned Rangers: Eight Potential Buyers Who Could Inspire the Texas Franchise

    It's no secret that the Texas Rangers are for sale. Owner Tom Hicks is ready to hand the reins of the franchise to someone else. Like many sports fans, I was taken aback by the rumors that Rush Limbaugh was in contention to purchase the St...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about over 4 years ago 531 reads 1 comments

  3. Yes We Cain: How to Trade Grady Sizemore

    Tribe fans, it's time to face the facts: Grady Sizemore is not a good fit for the Cleveland Indians. By now most of my fellow Clevelanders will have stopped reading out of disgust and perhaps even accuse me of witchcraft...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about almost 5 years ago 1,000 reads 26 comments

  4. The Oedipus of Progressive Field

    It was a cold, cold night at Progressive Field. Over 23,000 fans supposedly braved the wind and rain last night to watch the hapless Indians get pummeled by the slightly less pitiful White Sox, though it looked more like 23...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about almost 5 years ago 113 reads 4 comments

  5. Giant Steps: Nine Easy Ways to Rebuild Excitement in 2010

    With the Giants quickly slipping out of contention, a cloud of grief is rolling into the hills of San Francisco like the city's trademark fog...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about almost 5 years ago 586 reads 3 comments

  6. $48,743,000: Seven More Useful Ways to Spend the Pirates' Payroll

    Earlier this week, the Pirates lost their 82nd game of the season, thus assuring that their record will be under .500 at season's end...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about almost 5 years ago 384 reads 13 comments

  7. Bush League: Baseball Under Commissioner Dubya

    We all know that George W. Bush was the greatest President in American history. What some have forgotten is that, before he became Governor of Texas, Bush almost earned a job that would have ...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about almost 5 years ago 582 reads 10 comments

  8. Milton Bradley at the Bat

    Ernest Lawrence Thayer's classic poem "Casey at the Bat" is perhaps the greatest baseball story of all time. Period. The only possible criticism one could make of the story is the lack of personality exhibited by the titular titan, Casey...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about almost 5 years ago 56 reads 11 comments

  9. Moneyball's Mistakes: Five Guys Billy Beane Got Wrong

    Anyone who has had the great fortune to pick up Michael Lewis' "Moneyball" knows about how Billy Beane and his merry men have revolutionized how we think about baseball...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about almost 5 years ago 5,143 reads 11 comments

  10. The Flounder Awards: Guys Who Screwed Me Over

    Hello everyone, and welcome to the 1st Annual Flounder Awards! The distinguished gentlemen we are honoring tonight have been incredible sources of frustration in one or more of my 12-team, Head-to-Head mixed leagues...

    Lewie Pollis Written by Lewie Pollis about almost 5 years ago 273 reads 0 comments