1. Listen Up, This Is a Robbery: MLB's 16 Most Lopsided Trades of the '80s

    This is the third and final article relating to ranking the decade's most lopsided trades. I'm proud to say that the first two articles (21st century and 1990s) were successful in terms of reader contribution...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about over 5 years ago 742 reads 14 comments

  2. The Making of a World Series Champion: 1986 New York Mets

    While reviewing the Mets transactions during the 80s, I couldn't believe the abundance of trades that favored the Mets during that period...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about over 5 years ago 501 reads 4 comments

  3. Listen Up, This Is a Robbery: Baseball's 12 Most Lopsided Trades of the 1990s

    My first article listed the 12 most lopsided trades in the 21st century. The Bartolo Colon trade was ranked number one. Here is the link to the article, if interested. This article will rank the 12 most lopsided trades of the 1990s...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about over 5 years ago 20,689 reads 51 comments

  4. Analyzing the Cincinnati Reds: The May 9 Edition

    Prior to Spring Training, I wrote an article that provided an analysis of the 2009 Cincinnati Reds and why they may be considered this year's version of the Rays. http://bleacherreport...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about over 5 years ago 252 reads 0 comments

  5. Ranking the MLB Top 15 Rookie of the Year Seasons Since 1980

    Since 1980, there have been 58 Rookie Of The Year (ROY) winners. Some of the winners were a flash in the pan, some have put together stats that are Hall-of-Fame worthy, but most had solid careers which spanned a dozen of years...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about over 5 years ago 830 reads 6 comments

  6. Looking Back on the Toronto Blue Jays' Back-to-Back World Series Championships

    From 1983 through 1991, no team had a better record than the Toronto Blue Jays, led by George Bell, Tony Fernandez, Jesse Barfield, Fred McGriff, Jimmy Key, Dave Stieb, and Tom Henke. The Blue Jays won 85+ games every year, including three 90+ seasons...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about over 5 years ago 1,895 reads 5 comments

  7. Pittsburgh Pirates: Willie to Barry to Nate

    With the song "We Are Family" glaring from the speakers in Three Rivers Stadium, the Pirates defeated the Baltimore Orioles, 7-1, in Game Five of the 1979 World Series to extend the series...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about over 5 years ago 179 reads 3 comments

  8. The MLB's Top 20 One-Hit Wonders

    What do Vanilla Ice, Icky Woods, and Pete Schourek have in common? They are considered "one-hit wonders" in their respective profession...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about over 5 years ago 2,152 reads 13 comments

  9. The MLB All-Decade Team: 1980-1989

    The 1980's was a decade when speed, pitching, and defense trumped power. You won't see arcade-like power stats, which became common in the following two decades, as only ten HR leaders out of ...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about over 5 years ago 7,317 reads 17 comments

  10. The All-Decade Team: 1990-1999

    The 1990's brought us teenie music groups, OJ Simpson case, Monica Lewinsky, and worst of all a baseball strike. But the 1990's also brought us some terrific fall classics...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about over 5 years ago 2,106 reads 11 comments

  11. Curt Schilling vs. Mike Mussina: Who's More Deserving of the Hall of Fame?

    The minute after Curt Shilling and Mike Mussina announce their retirements, the debating began in offices, message boards, and sport articles. Are these two terrific pitchers Hall of Fame worthy? Well before we answer that question...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about over 5 years ago 702 reads 17 comments

  12. The All Decade Team: 2000-2009

    Among the list of players who appeared on the 1980's All Decade Team were: Mike Schmidt (Player of The Decade) Jack Morris (Pitcher of The Decade) Jeff Reardon (Fireman of The Decade) Enclosed you will find my All Decade Team for the new millennium...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about over 5 years ago 1,830 reads 1 comments

  13. General Managers Gone Wild: List of Bad AL Transactions in the 21st Century

    This article will list free agent signings and trades completed since 2000 that were initially perceived as pivotal moves to benefit the team. The player didn't match his prior success or justify his new contract...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about over 5 years ago 134 reads 4 comments

  14. General Managers Gone Wild: List of Bad NL Transactions in the 21st Century

    Aside from Alex Rodriquez, the New York Yankees' free agent signings are getting the most positive attention by numerous magazines, newspapers, and web sites...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about over 5 years ago 332 reads 7 comments

  15. Listen Up, This Is a Robbery: The 12 Most Lopsided Trades of the 21st Century

    If you are a baseball buff, as I am, you probably had many debates discussing the most lopsided trades in baseball history...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about over 5 years ago 1,877 reads 25 comments

  16. Why the Cincinnati Reds Will Be This Year's Tampa Bay Rays

    Don't look now, but the Cincinnati Reds are the underdog favorites to win the National League pennant in 2009. Can the Reds follow the Rays' success by taking the baseball world by storm? Similar ...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about over 5 years ago 784 reads 4 comments

  17. Worry Free in Queens: Seven Reasons the New York Mets Regain the Title This Year

    Despite blowing first place the last two years in monumental fashion, this Met fan will not worry come September. The main reason is that the better team was home in October...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about over 5 years ago 237 reads 6 comments