Former RFT staff writer Albert Samaha, a Bay-Area native, just published the following for our sister paper in San Francisco, SF Weekly. Enjoy!Today, roaming bands of Giants Nation will converge on Busch Stadium to watch game three of the NLCS.Of course, San Franciscans leaving the safety of our pen ... More >>
Chuck Prophet | The Jans Project
March 22, 2012
In Austin a few days before his semi-annual stop in St. Louis, Chuck Prophet sat outside a Mexican restaurant and said, "You know, I think we finally cracked that town."
Maybe. Or maybe it will take another twenty years. Or as he recent ... More >>
Can he pull a Ted Williams and stay dominant till he's 41?Interesting analysis by The New York Times yesterday on the Pujols situation. The writer, Dan Rosenheck, trolls into the statistical annals of baseball history to compare No. 5 with other players of his caliber -- Musial, Aaron and Wil ... More >>
Ken Burns: Someday Barry Bonds will be in the Hall of Fame.Ken Burns, the nation's most prolific documentarian, has chosen for his next opus baseball's steroid era as a postscript to his 1994 landmark Baseball series. Entitled The Tenth Inning, a two-part, four-hour documentary that will a ... More >>
The Daily RFT has compliled for you work-tethered fans some of the most classic quotes that describe the glory of our National Pastime.
The San Francisco Giants in the early 1970s had a scappy third baseman named Al Gallagher. He wasn't much of a ballplayer and only hung around for fo ... More >>
commons.wikimedia.orgBill James has called him the perfect player, and this year, the voters apparently agreed. Albert Pujols won his third MVP award today, second in a row, by a unanimous vote. In other news, the sun came up today in the East, much as had been expected. Pujols nearly d ... More >>