Joe McGinnity (TRADING CARD DB)

August 21, 1901: Joe McGinnity gives two spits over umpire’s calls

“Game forfeited to the Detroits,” umpire Tommy Connolly shouted…
Mike Donlin (TRADING CARD DB)

June 24, 1901: Turkey Mike Donlin trots to a 6-for-6 day at the plate for Orioles

John McGraw, the third baseman-manager of the Baltimore Orioles,…

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.…

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…
Cy Young (CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM)

May 8, 1901: Boston wins first home game in Red Sox franchise history

“The diamond shone in the sun like a great canvas of freshly…
Wee Willie Keeler (TRADING CARD DB)

June 21, 1900: Republicans witness a pennant race turn in Philadelphia

Over three days, June 19-21, the Republican Party held its 1900…

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

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

April 26, 1901: Baltimore Orioles win home opener in a new major league

In late January of 1901, American League President Ban Johnson…

April 25, 1901: Tigers stage 9th-inning comeback in AL opener

More than a century ago, the Detroit Tigers staged the biggest…

August 5, 1901: Jesse Burkett leads Cardinals over Pirates with 11-run outburst

The second-place St. Louis Cardinals arrived in Pittsburgh for…

April 26, 1900: Beaneaters, Giants play to a controversial 10-10 tie

The Boston Beaneaters, under manager Frank Selee, won the National…

April 19, 1900: A “Basket of Fresh Goose Eggs”

On April 19, 1900, hundreds of baseball fans gathered outside…