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Red Sox vs. Yankees draft 2005-2012

March 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

Recently I wrote this story (http://60ft6in.com/2013/02/05/rating-the-red-sox-farm-system-2013-vs-2005/) regarding the Red Sox and their draft picks from 2005 through 2012. As with most things with the Red Sox, whenever you compare them to [ continue ]

Rating Red Sox General Managers

March 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Boston Red Sox did not have a General Manager until Tom Yawkey bought the team in 1933 and brought in Eddie Collins. Up through 1965 Boston had Joe Cronin, Bucky Harris and Pinky Higgins at that post. Let’s look at the past 50 years and [ continue ]

Bob Gibson’s 1968 Season Is Overrated

June 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

The 1968 MLB season featured the greatest pitching statistics in the live ball era (since 1920).  However, thanks to the Factor12 (F12) Rating, baseball fans can delve deeper into the statistical minutia and uncover the real truth. Bob Gibson 1968 [ continue ]

Kevin Brown’s Lost Cy Young Award

May 1, 2012 // 5 Comments

The 1998 San Diego Padres…. National League Champions, Vote Yes on C, and ‘F’ the Yankees…. Kevin Brown The team featured Tony Gwynn (.321 avg), Greg Vaughn (50 HR), Ken Caminiti, Steve Finley, and Wally Joyner. Future Hall of Famer, [ continue ]

F12 Top12 1990-1999

April 25, 2012 // 0 Comments

In the 1990s, there were some legendary pitching performances. The Factor12 Rating is able to quantify each successful season or failure. Where does your favorite pitcher rate against the competition? There were 5142 pitching seasons in the decade [ continue ]

F12 Top12 Last12

April 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

Over the last twelve MLB seasons, there have been some legendary pitching performances.   The Factor12 Rating is able to quantify each successful season or failure.  Where does your favorite pitcher rate against the competition? Since 2000, there [ continue ]

The Perfect 20

January 31, 2012 // 3 Comments

Addie Joss Every 10,000 MLB games perfection happens. Since 1876, there have been 200,070 games played in Major League Baseball and on only 20 occasions has a pitcher achieved the immortality of a perfect game. Some of the greatest pitchers in [ continue ]

Time Travel: Mark Mulder

January 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

The "Big Three" I’m reminiscing about Mark Mulder this afternoon. Thanks to today’s retirement of Pat Burrell, who was selected one pick ahead of Mulder in the 1998 amateur draft, I’m thinking fondly of his somewhat [ continue ]
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