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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

April 19, 1902: Reds rookie Bob Ewing walks seven in one inning of MLB debut

After a last-place finish in 1901, the Cincinnati Reds began…

May 16, 1902: Hoy vs. Taylor: Two deaf players match up in major leagues

May 16, 1902, is noted for an occasion that has never since been…

July 9, 1902: Rube Waddell fans 16 batters in 17-inning marathon

During the 1900 season, pitcher Rube Waddell compiled a 10-3…

May 18, 1903: Cubs sit alone in first place thanks to Tinker to Evers to ... Lowe

If there was one man upon whom manager Frank Selee could depend,…

May 5, 1904: Cy Young pitches a perfect game

Old Cy Young was on the verge of history as he stood on the mound…

October 4, 1904: Sam Mertes hits for cycle, then Giants forfeit to Cardinals

The New York Giants and St. Louis Cardinals had scheduled a doubleheader…

October 10, 1904: Jack Chesbro uncorks a wild one

The band played Tessie as the penultimate game of the 1904 season…

April 25, 1905: Wee Willie Keeler hits walk-off, inside-the-park home run

The Washington Senators were dead last in the American League…

June 29, 1905: Moonlight Graham’s only major-league game

If not for W.P. Kinsella, it’s likely that Archibald "Moonlight"…