MLB HOF

MLB on Sling: The Immortals Among Us

Tim Raines, Ivan Rodriguez, and Jeff Bagwell recently became the latest inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame, joining a celebrated collection of drunks, drug-users, gamblers, racists, and otherwise decent men who excelled at our country’s national pastime. History has shown that at any one time, more than 30 such men are playing each season,…

Ichiro Suzuki

MLB on Sling: Ichiro Joins All Time Old Timers

Ichiro Suzuki started Sunday night at centerfield for the Miami Marlins, going 1-for-4 en route to a 4-2 win over the Chicago Cubs. It was an unremarkable game for a man with more than 3,000 career hits, but for one quirk of history: it made Ichiro, at the age of 43 years, 246 days, the…