Major League Baseball

A playoff primer for one of the wildest baseball seasons in memory

After a wild 162 game season, the Major League Baseball playoffs return to their normal format, as 10 teams will once again compete for the championship.

| Staff Reporter

A Moose tale: Putting a childhood hero into words

I couldn’t keep my eyes off the man on the mound, Mike Mussina. Many others—Bobby Abreu, Hideki Matsui, Andy Pettitte—etched their places in my first era of Bronx baseball. But with Mussina, I had a special relationship.

| Senior Sports Editor

More than a feeling: Celebrating that my Yankees are fun again

The Yankees were in first place. The Yankees were surprising. They were taking on the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs. I just had to go.

| Senior Sports Editor

For former Cardinal Maxvill, decades in baseball started at Wash. U.

The most recent of 17 Washington University baseball players to net professional contracts was Russ Chambliss in 1997, but the most distinguished alumnus of the program, and the only one to play in the majors since 1970, is unquestionably Dal Maxvill. While Chambliss never made it out of the minor leagues, Maxvill helped his hometown St.

| Senior Sports Editor

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