Category Archive: BioProject – Topic

Andy Coakley at Columbia

Columbia University went through six baseball coaches in eight…

Philadelphia Athletics batterymates, 1901-1914

Winning six pennants from 1901 to 1914, the Philadelphia Athletics…

Charlie Brown

When the Chicago Cubs finally won a World Series again in 2016,…

Ahead of Their Time: Negro Leagues No-Hitters

"Just take the ball and throw it where you want to. Throw strikes.…

The Hernandez Brothers: Livan and Orlando

"I know what everyone knows: Cuba is the worst place on the globe…

1966 Atlanta Braves broadcasters

When the Atlanta Braves began broadcasting in April of 1966,…

1944 Ohio State League

Many minor leagues folded after Pearl Harbor. Most of the rest…

Bob Elson and WGN-Chicago

Imagine wanting to listen to a baseball game on the radio and…
Ben Levi, left, and Lou Levi, right (pictured here flanking their sister), were indicted by a Chicago grand jury in March 1921, two of the five gamblers charged with conspiring to fix the 1919 World Series. The charges were later dropped.

Ben and Lou Levi

While volumes have been written on Arnold Rothstein — who was…

Catalina Island

In February 1919 the recently proclaimed principal owner of the…

Julian Wera's impostor

Early in the morning of September 13, 1948, an Oroville, California,…

Voices of the 1957 Braves

In Wisconsin during the mid- and late 1950s, the most recognizable…

The Late 1960s Twins

On October 14, 1965, the Minnesota Twins lost a heartbreaking…

The Building of the 1965 Twins

When Calvin Griffith formally took over the Washington Senators…

Manager Dick Williams

Dick Williams was regarded as one of baseball’s premier managers…

Charlie-O

There was actually method to the madness behind Charlie Finley’s…

1967 Minnesota Twins

On September 30, 1967, a Saturday afternoon, the Minnesota Twins…

George Davis and Jane Holden

Of the more than 300 figures enshrined in the National Baseball…

The League Alliance

The League Alliance arose as the National League of Professional…

Baseball Demographics, 1947-2016

Several years ago, I (Mark) performed a research project to numerically…

Twilight at Ebbets Field

Ebbets Field has been gone for more than half a century, but…

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