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

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

July 1, 1910: The “Baseball Palace of the World” Opens

On a sweltering summer afternoon on July 1, 1910, the ballpark…

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

On July 3, 1910, the reigning world champion Pittsburgh Pirates…
“Big Ed” was the White Sox’ best pitcher from 1906 through 1912.

August 4, 1910: An Extra-Inning Scoreless Pitchers’ Duel for the Ages: Coombs and Walsh

It was an epic pitchers’ duel between the Philadelphia Athletics’…
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October 6, 1910: Boston rookie Bill Collins hits for a natural cycle

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

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 20, 1911: An old spitballer’s last stand

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

July 24, 1911: 'Galaxy of Stars' takes the field in Cleveland in honor of Addie Joss

It said a lot about who Addie Joss was that the Cleveland Indians…

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

The Cleveland Naps of the American League struggled early in…
“Big Ed” was the White Sox’ best pitcher from 1906 through 1912.

August 27, 1911: Big Ed Walsh Slobberballs His Way To No-Hitter

The Chicago White Sox right-hander Big Ed Walsh “slobber-balled…

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…

September 22, 1911: Rookie Conwell's inglorious debut

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

October 6, 1911: Cy Young pitches his final game

Boston’s 1911 National League team was not a good ballclub.…

April 12, 1912: Cincinnati's Redland Field hosts its first game

The Cincinnati Reds started the 1912 season in a new venue, one…

April 20, 1912: Frank Navin's field of dreams opens in Detroit

The first game to be played at Navin Field was scheduled for…
Roy Mitchell

June 5, 1912: Roy Mitchell pitches, hits Browns over A's

Philadelphia was off to a sluggish 19-18 start in 1912. The Athletics…

June 9, 1912: Boston's Tris Speaker hits for the cycle against Browns

 Boston’s Tris Speaker, described in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch…

July 4, 1912: George Mullin tosses first Tigers no-hitter

An aging veteran, who had battled weight problems all season…

July 8, 1912: Jimmy Lavender and Cubs halt Rube Marquard's winning streak

Rube Marquard, a 25-year-old southpaw on the New York Giants,…