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…

June 30, 1909: Forbes Field, Pirates' house of thrills, celebrates Opening Day

It was a brilliant day for a ballgame. The skies were clear and…

July 16, 1909: Tigers-Senators game called after 18 innings in scoreless tie

Detroit’s Bennett Park hosted a four-game series between the…

August 24, 1909: An honest slide by Ty Cobb — or malicious intent?

In baseball’s rough-and-tumble Deadball Era, no player was…

October 3, 1909: The Old Fox auditions a passel of youngsters

On October 3, 1909, when the Cincinnati Reds took the first game…

October 14, 1909: Tigers top Pirates in 'most exciting' Game Six

The third time was supposed to be the charm for manager Hughie…

October 16, 1909: Pirates' hopes rest in hands of a Babe

The first postseason meeting between the champions of the American…