Ben Beville

Clarence Benjamin Beville was a pitcher on the first-year team…

Jimmy Collins

The initial third baseman enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame,…

Lou Criger

Feisty, slender, and packing a strong, accurate throwing arm,…

Nig Cuppy

Because of his dark complexion, he was called Nig.1 For the same…

Hi! Hi! Dixwell

Crank: a baseball fan in the late 19th century. “The real,…

Tommy Dowd

After nine years in the major leagues, Tommy Dowd’s tenth and…

Hobe Ferris

At 5-feet-8 and 162 pounds, slick-fielding second baseman Hobe…

Frank Foreman

Francis Isaiah “Monkey” Foreman's life began and ended in…

Buck Freeman

The first legitimate home run hitter in baseball history, Buck…

Harry Gleason

On the surface, Harry Gleason’s career wasn’t noteworthy.…

Charlie Hemphill

At his best, Charlie Hemphill was a strong-armed, fleet-footed…
Boston rooters gather in center field, on rooftops, and seated on the outfield fence to see the Boston Americans play the New York Highlanders (Yankees) in a pivotal doubleheader in 1904.

Huntington Avenue Grounds (Boston, MA)

Before the 1901 season the ballpark called Huntington Avenue…

Ban Johnson

The most powerful figure of the Deadball Era, Ban Johnson's rise…

Charlie Jones

On July 1, 1907, the Washington Times ran a photo of .300-hitting…

Win Kellum

If you were going to launch a whole new baseball franchise, what…

Ted Lewis

Williams College is best known in baseball circles for two nonplaying…

Nuf Ced McGreevy

If you take a close look at some of the iconic Boston baseball…

Larry McLean

At 6-feet-5 and nearly 230 pounds, Larry McLean was a large presence…

Fred Mitchell

A life in baseball is how one might best describe the life of…

Frank Morrissey

The shortest pitcher in major-league history, Frank “Deacon”…

Freddy Parent

Sparkplug shortstop Freddy Parent, the “Flying Frenchman,”…

George Prentiss

Many major leaguers who have died while still active have met…

Osee Schrecongost

If ever there were a battery that was bound together in life…

Jack Slattery

Jack Slattery was the only man on the 1901 Boston Americans who…