Fred Carroll (TRADING CARD DB)

August 9, 1887: Radbourn, Beaneaters receive a pummeling by Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Alleghenys had a terrible first three months of…

June 24, 1901: “He Didn’t Have the Energy to Strike a Lucifer”

Coming off a third-place finish in 1900, the Philadelphia Phillies…

September 15, 1901: 'The Least Said, the Better': Tigers top Cleveland, 21-0

As the 1901 season moved into its final two weeks, the Cleveland…

September 23, 1901: Brooklyn Superbas treat Reds to a swatting festival in 25-6 win

On the day in 1901 that a former Brooklyn Superbas pitcher, Dr.…

May 13, 1902: Phillies led to 24-2 slaughter by Reds

Cincinnati has long prided itself as the cradle of America’s…

June 7, 1906: Cubs wallop Mathewson and Giants, 19-0, at Polo Grounds

The Chicago Cubs arrived in New York to take on the Giants in…
Ty Cobb (LIBRARY OF CONGRESS)

July 17, 1908: Biff Bang Boom! Cobb, Tigers score 21 runs to beat Mack's Athletics

The year 1908 in baseball gave us the invention of the electric…

June 4, 1911: Baseball in the fast lane: Reds race past Boston Rustlers, 26-3

On June 4, 1911, the Cincinnati Reds were “running the circuit…

April 27, 1912: Pirates unleash new bats in 23-run outburst against Reds

Pittsburgh baseball fans were frustrated over their team’s…

May 18, 1912: Tigers stage baseball's first player strike in support of Ty Cobb

The story of the Philadelphia Athletics’ 24-2 shellacking of…
Dick Rudolph (LIBRARY OF CONGRESS)

September 18, 1915: Braves, trying to keep pace, drub Cardinals 20-1

Chasing Philadelphia and Brooklyn in search of a repeat of 1914’s…

August 7, 1923: Indians trounce three Red Sox rookies as Frank Brower delivers 6 hits

During early August 1923, the Cleveland Indians attempted to…
Del Pratt (LIBRARY OF CONGRESS)

September 5, 1924: Tigers roar with 20-run outburst against Cleveland

Bargain seekers got all they wanted as the Tigers played football…

July 11, 1931: Phillies reliever absorbs 22-hit barrage in loss to Giants

In 1931, Charles “Dutch” Schesler was midway through a professional…

May 24, 1936: Tony Lazzeri's two grand slams and 11 RBIs

Approximately 8,000 fans paid to enter Shibe Park on Sunday,…

October 2, 1936: Yankees clip Giants 18-4 in Game 2, tie the Subway Series

After losing Game One of the 1936 World Series 6-1 to ace pitcher…

June 28, 1939: Yankees' juggernaut continues with 23-2 smashing of A's

What is a juggernaut? According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary,…