April 23, 1873: Red Stockings get Whites-washed by Philadelphia

The Boston Red Stockings won the 1872 National Association championship…

June 2, 1873: Boston's Al Spalding blanks Brooklyn

The Red Stockings started a 10-game road trip in early June with…

June 3, 1873: Boston Red Stockings escape with narrow 6-5 win over New York Mutuals

The champs of 1872 got off to a slow start in 1873. Matches were…

May 2, 1874: Cal McVey leads Red Stockings to an Opening Day victory

Mother Nature and Old Man Winter were not yet in a “base ball”…

Summer 1874: New game in the Old Country: U.S. teams tour England

It has been stated that America and England are two countries…

September 22, 1874: Mutuals inch closer in pennant race after sloppy win

The race for the 1874 National Association pennant tightened…

October 1, 1874: Atlantics commit 30 errors in loss to Red Stockings

The score of this game is not a misprint. It was a 29-0 game…

October 20, 1874: Boston Red Stockings clinch third National Association title

Not all important baseball wins are the product of exciting,…

October 20, 1874: Tommy Bond comes close to major leagues' first no-hitter

Just as there was no word for the Internet until it existed,…

October 26, 1874: Red Stockings' Al Spalding wins 50th game of the season

Charles "Old Hoss" Radbourn posted a 59-12 record for the National…

April 29, 1875: Boston Red Stockings blow out Washington in 22-5 win

On April 28, 1875, the Richmond Daily Dispatch announced to its…

May 18, 1875: Boston rivalry with Hartford heats up in Red Stockings' win

In the 1870s it was Hartford, not New York, that was Boston’s…

May 29, 1875: The first recorded no-hitter: Princeton vs. Yale

“Hurrah! Hurrah! Hurrah! Tiger! Hish! Boom! Ha!” According…

June 3, 1875: The unbeatable Boston Red Caps

The best winning percentage the New York Yankees ever enjoyed…