August 11, 1907: Ed Karger Tosses Seven-Inning Perfect Game

It was scorching hot, with temperatures approaching 100 degrees…

September 20, 1907: Nick Maddox tosses first no-hitter in Pirates' history

From Pittsburgh’s inaugural season in the National League,…

May 25, 1908: Cubs beat Giants in 10th on Joe Tinker's walkoff hit

By the time the Cubs and Giants renewed their rivalry in 1908,…

June 12, 1908: Joe Jackson slugs the ball for his hometown team

On June 11, 1908, the Greenville (South Carolina) Spinners won…
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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…

August 6, 1908: Cardinals' Johnny Lush twirls rain-shortened no-hitter in 6 innings

The highlights for the St. Louis Cardinals had thus far in 1908…

September 5, 1908: Brooklyn’s Nap Rucker no-hits Boston Doves, striking out 14

Nap Rucker spent his entire major-league career pitching for…

September 23, 1908: Giants, Cubs play to disputed tie in 'Merkle Game'

The National Football League (NFL) is replete with famous games…

October 2, 1908: Addie Joss outduels Ed Walsh, throws perfect game

There was no lack of fan interest in the pennant races in 1908.…

October 14, 1908: Cubs win World Series for second year in a row

For the second season in a row, the Chicago Cubs claimed the…

May 2, 1909: Pirates' Honus Wagner steals his way around the bases 

At the close of the 1908 baseball season, Cleveland pitcher Addie…

May 12, 1909: Reds lefty Ed Karger is wild and unhittable

Cincinnati Reds manager Clark Griffith wanted to start pitcher…

June 29, 1909: Pirates bid farewell to Exposition Park in Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Pirates came home from a six-game road trip to…