Ben Berkon is a freelance sports, humor, and tech writer/blogger from New York City. Berkon's work has been featured on The Huffington Post, Yahoo! Sports, The Onion, Contently, Medium, and Rising Apple, and he also manages The Beanball and Blah Blah Berkon, his personal stat-heavy baseball and humor blogs, respectively. He's [unfortunately] been a Mets follower his entire life. Follow him at @BenBerkon on Twitter.
10 Careers Ex-MLB Pitcher Brian Wilson Could Pursue if He Never Pitches Again
From 2008 to 2011, Brian Wilson was one of the best closers in major league baseball. Pitching for the San Francisco Giants, Wilson tossed a combined 3.00 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 2.65 K/BB and 163 saves during that span.
10 MLB Pitchers Who Were Never Supposed to Throw Again — But Did
Pitching is one of the worst stresses a person can put on their arms. Yet that hasn’t stopped thousands of players—both amateur and professional—to pursue a career in it.
How Important is Luck in Baseball?
Luck plays a large role in the outcome of baseball games, and how players are perceived by fans.