Archive for the ‘Flip Flop Fly Ball’ Category

Ed. Note: Though it may seem as though the actual baseball season ended half a lifetime ago, it didn’t! The World Series ended scant days ago. As the cold and snow sets deep into our bones, let Craig Robinson’s ever-important “information-based graphic art” take your mind back to the days when baseball was still played an life retained meaning.

You may remember this format when Craig used it to visually represent Felix Hernandez’s perfect game. It was awesome then and remains awesome now. Enjoy! Click here for an even more enormous version.

Editorial Note: The latest information graphic from the talented Craig Robinson of Flip Flop Fly Ball is the definitive explanation of Alex Rodriguez’s career to date. After a poor playoff performance, I think we’d all do well to appreciate what a fantastic player he’s been throughout his career, even if that declining slugging percentage in recent years might be a bit concerning [D.P.].

Editorial Note: The latest information graphic from the talented Craig Robinson of Flip Flop Fly Ball looks into every single final play of the 2012 Major League Baseball regular season, and the results are pretty rad [D.P.].

Editorial Note: The latest information graphic from the talented Craig Robinson of Flip Flop Fly Ball provides us with more evidence to suggest that the Major League Baseball playoffs are just one big crap shoot with no dependence on when a team clinches its spot in the post season [D.P.].

Editorial Note: The latest information graphic from the talented Craig Robinson of Flip Flop Fly Ball show us the degree to which MLB rosters are comprised of players who started their careers with other teams, that is except for the St. Louis Cardinals [D.P.].


Editorial Note: The latest information graphic from the talented Craig Robinson of Flip Flop Fly Ball shows us the hardest worked pitchers this season and compares them to Stephen Strasburg. We also get a glimpse into how wonderfully efficient Felix Hernandez is. [D.P.].

Ed note: Aroldis Chapman gets strikeouts. Lots of them. More than most pitchers. More than anyone, really. He’s good at his job.