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Ten years of great sports

Boston's road from Loserville to Title Town
Moments after Adam Vinatieri's field goal split the uprights as the clock expired in the Louisiana Superdome on February 3, 2002, the streets of Boston were in bedlam. Drunk people dangled from trees and hung off lampposts. Motorists leaned on their horns. I saw a guy hug a cop
By MIKE MILIARD  |  December 22, 2009

Stat man

Bill James teaches the Sox to play by the numbers
Three decades ago, Bill James would spend the skeleton shift at the Stokely-Van Camp bean factory in Lawrence, Kansas, pondering baseball’s imponderables.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  April 02, 2008

Home of the Braves?

50 years after the Boston Braves' departure, it’s worth asking: did the wrong team leave town?
Fifty years ago this fall, a Boston team beat the Yankees in the World Series.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 09, 2007

Number of the beast

Baseball stats demystified
It’s become the creationism v. evolution argument of baseball.
By RYAN STEWART  |  April 26, 2007

The art of the screen name

Red Sox message boards  
A good screen name is crucial to a fulfilling message board membership.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  June 14, 2006

Ballpark figures

A Q&A with Baseball Prospectus writer Steven Goldman
According to the essayists and numbers-crunchers at Baseball Prospectus, the hardball stathead’s Bible, there are “few irrefutable truths” in the game.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 30, 2006

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