September 28-30, 1891: The Clouded Finish: Beaneaters take over first place

When first-place Chicago hosted second-place Boston on September…

October 1892: The Split-Season Playoff

Major-league baseball faced a serious crisis in the early 1890s.…

May 15, 1894: “It Was a Hot Game, Sure Enough!”

Nineteenth-century baseball often suffered game delays, suspensions,…

May 30, 1894: Four home runs for Bobby Lowe

Fans arriving for the second portion of the Boston Beaneaters’…

September 27, 1897: Good (Beaneaters) versus Evil (Orioles)

More than a battle for the 1897 National League pennant, the…