This Week in Baseball Writing: March 3, 2017

Sons of Sam Horn works tirelessly to deliver quality baseball content to our readers. But other writers around the internet produce high-level baseball writing every day, some of which you may have missed.

March 3, 2017’s This Week in Baseball Writing pulls together some of our favorite pieces and shares them with you to ensure our loyal readers have access to the great work being produced about the sport we love.

Prospectus Feature: The Marketing of Baseball

Kate Morrison looks at some ways that Major League Baseball can appeal to Millennials, comparing what the league is doing to what other leagues are doing.

Giants who became Dodgers, part 1: 1890s to 1910s

Sarah Wexler takes us through baseball history with all of the Giants who have migrated to the Dodgers starting with John Montgomery Ward in 1891 when both franchises were in New York.

Click here for part 2: 1920s to 1980s and here for part 3: the Ned Colletti years.

Mark Buehrle and the Value of Working Quickly

Travis Sawchik looks back at the pace with which Mark Buehrle worked on the mound and thinks pitchers could learn from the now-retired southpaw.

Chicago Hope

Ben Lindbergh blames an unsustainable BABIP for the Chicago Cubs hate when it comes to preseason World Series picks, but thinks the team can overcome the odds and return to the Fall Classic.

2017 Pitching GIF Database Scavenger Hunt

The fantastic is holding a scavenger hunt in their collection of pitching GIFs, which they have for every pitch that each starting pitcher throws.

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