October 15, 1892: Bumpus Jones, the no-hit phenom

Bumpus Jones was the talk of the baseball world at 22, a pitcher…
Babe Ruth with the Boston Red sox, circa 1917 (LIBRARY OF CONGRESS)

September 9, 1918: Babe Ruth finally gets his first base hit in a World Series game

Through the first three games of the 1918 World Series, the Boston…
Babe Ruth (TRADING CARD DB)

June 8, 1921: Yankees’ Babe Ruth goes from jail to the ballpark

When the New York Yankees took the field against the Cleveland…
Frank Welch (TRADING CARD DB)

June 21, 1921: A’s win epic 15-inning battle against Senators

When Clark Griffith’s Washington Senators — often called…
Phil Cockrell (LIBRARY OF CONGRESS)

September 5, 1921: Hilldale’s Phil Cockrell tosses no-hitter against Detroit Stars

Phil Cockrell, raved the Philadelphia Inquirer, “drew transportation…
Art Nehf (TRADING CARD DB)

September 26, 1921: Giants near pennant as Art Nehf wins 20th game

On Friday, September 23, 1921, the New York Giants and St. Louis…
George Burns (TRADING CARD DB)

October 7, 1921: Giants blow out Yankees in Game 3 to get back into first Subway Series

“There is no smarter man in baseball today than Miller Huggins.”…

June 15, 1969: ‘One big wet blanket’ for Seattle’s Pilots on Bat Day at Yankee Stadium

Amid the rain and slop, they hopped, slid, and swung their complimentary…
Ed Romero (TRADING CARD DB)

April 15, 1977: After 64 years, Holyoke gets a rough welcome back to the minors

The Western Massachusetts city of Holyoke went 64 years between…
Magglio Ordonez (TRADING CARD DB)

August 15, 2005: Tigers rally in bottom of ninth, beat closer Curt Schilling and Red Sox

Throughout his career, Curt Schilling was known as a big-game…
Prince Fielder (THE TOPPS COMPANY)

July 12, 2011: National League wins first All-Star Game played in Arizona

Major League Baseball announced on April 11, 2009, that the…

September 26, 2014: Royals clinch a postseason berth to end a 29-year drought

10,561 days is a long time. And if you reduce that number to…
Freddie Freeman (THE TOPPS COMPANY)

June 15, 2016: Atlanta’s Freddie Freeman completes the rarest cycle

There had not been too many bright spots for either the Atlanta…

August 25, 2020: Red Sox play their first game in Buffalo after a 103-year absence

The last time the Boston Red Sox had played a game in Buffalo…