Kelley tweets under the handle @threeinningfan. Follow her for her opinions on how the game is played, legal and transactions analyses of the game, occasional nostalgic reflections on the game, and to see where she is lecturing next.
Kelley is a published essayist on baseball.
Opinion: Mike, Derek and the stories of baseball
In case you missed the feel-good baseball story of the young season, recently New York Yankee Aaron Judge hit a home run into the second deck at the Rogers Centre in Toronto in a game against the Blue Jays.
Opinion: Numbers can’t capture the magic of baseball
These and other baseball statistics, known collectively as sabermetrics, are the engine of MLB front offices, and with good reason — they are the building blocks of winning teams.
Life, Death & Willie's Catch
In 2002, as I fixed him tea, my father-in-law Pete told me he had been at the 1954 World Series game where Willie Mays made his famous over-the-shoulder catch; a catch so exceptional that it became known in baseball lore simply as “The Catch.”