April 13, 1911: Cobb and Crawford lead Tigers to Opening Day victory

Who is the most valuable to a ball club – a star pitcher of…
Dolly Gray (TRADING CARD DB)

July 25, 1911: Tigers get best of Senators in grand opening of Griffith Stadium

In 1911, their 11th year in the American League, the Nationals…

June 4, 1911: Baseball in the fast lane: Reds race past Boston Rustlers, 26-3

On June 4, 1911, the Cincinnati Reds were “running the circuit…
Ty Cobb (TRADING CARD DB)

May 13, 1911: Ty Cobb’s 5 RBIs not enough to withstand Red Sox comeback

The 1911 Boston Red Sox were nothing to write home about. They…
Bill Collins (LIBRARY OF CONGRESS)

October 6, 1910: Boston rookie Bill Collins hits for a natural cycle

In 1910 attendance at the South End Grounds, home of the Boston…

September 7, 1911: Rookie Pete Alexander pitches one-hitter, tops Cy Young

On a cold September 7, 1911, a gathering of 5,523 Boston National…

June 18, 1911: Tigers trail by 12, then triumph 16-15 over White Sox

The Detroit Tigers began 1911 about as well as any team has ever…

July 3, 1910: Pirates’ Chief Wilson hits for the cycle

On July 3, 1910, the reigning world champion Pittsburgh Pirates…

July 20, 1911: An old spitballer’s last stand

The Philadelphia Phillies were in first place by 1½ games when…

August 3, 1911: Cleveland Naps top New York Highlanders in wacky contest

The Cleveland Naps of the American League struggled early in…

April 14, 1910: Walter Johnson impresses President Taft on Opening Day

On Opening Day, April 14, 1910, more than 14,000 fans filled…

September 22, 1911: Rookie Conwell’s inglorious debut

On September 22, 1911, three rookies made their major league…