This Week In Baseball Writing: November 4, 2016


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.

November 4, 2016’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.

In Chicago, the final wait for a Cubs win mixes joy and sorrow

Wright Thompson explains how a wall on the outside of Wrigley Field helped Cubs fans express their emotions after a long-awaited victory.

The Impossible Task of Covering Domestic Violence in Baseball

Jessica Quiroli wrote about domestic violence in baseball in light of the Aroldis Chapman acquisition, a deal that worked out for the Cubs.

National’s Trea Turner Is the 12th Most Valuable Player in Baseball

Max Frankel uses Fangraphs’ mid-season trade value ranker to argue Trea Turner’s trade value relative to the rest of the league.

Cameron Maybin is the Start of the Offseason

Jeff Sullivan explains how a simple transaction kicked off one of the most interesting parts of the baseball season.

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