July 8, 1952: A wet All-Star Game at Shibe Park

On July 8, 1952, it rained all morning in Philadelphia. It rained…

May 9, 1947: Racial slurs won’t stop Jackie Robinson in Philadelphia

“Jackie has been accepted in baseball, and we of the Philadelphia…

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…

September 15, 1950: Kluszewski knocks out Church, but Phillies edge Reds in opener

With an 8-4 record and a sparkling 2.22 ERA, 25-year-old Emory…

July 3, 1922: Bob Meusel hits for the cycle in Yankees’ 12-1 romp over A’s

On the eve of Independence Day 1922, the New York Yankees exploded…

July 13, 1943: Depleted AL stars win first night All-Star Game in Philadelphia

The 1943 All-Star Game was the first one significantly affected…

June 15, 1925: Athletics overcome 12-run deficit to knock off Cleveland

From 1910 through 1914, Philadelphia won four of five pennants…

October 10, 1914: Bill James outduels Eddie Plank in Game Two

On an unusually warm October day in Philadelphia in front of…

October 9, 1914: Rudolph outpitches Bender in World Series opener

The upstart Boston Braves surprised the defending World Series…

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

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

October 12, 1929: A’s stage historic World Series comeback with 10-run inning

The Chicago Cubs’ Hack Wilson jogged out to his position in…

September 28, 1941: With .400 at stake, Williams decides to play

The Red Sox split a Sunday doubleheader with Connie Mack’s…

September 28, 1941: Teddy Ballgame finishes at .406

With their A’s once again mired in the American League cellar,…