Radar don’t need no radar gun …
- By request, here’s a link to the teaser of the 1978 Fantasy Island episode featuring the fantastic pitching stylings of Gary Burghoff, as he dazzled Steve Garvey, Tommy Lasorda, Fred Lynn and George Brett.
- Are you familiar with Garvey’s journey to the Supreme Court? It related to the collusion kerfuffle of the 1980s, and Eugene Freedman of Baseball Prospectus discusses how it relates to the current Alex Rodriguez maelstrom.
- Hyun-Jin Ryu left South Korea for Los Angeles on Thursday and is eager to avoid any sophomore slump. Eric Stephen of True Blue L.A. passes along details.
- Jay Jaffe anticipates what will happen in the Hall of Fame balloting over the next five years at SI.com. Good read.
- Need a primer on the Wins Above Replacement stat? Bryan Grosnick schools it at Beyond the Box Score.