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

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

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

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

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…

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,…

August 20, 1912: Umpires Brick and Brennan leave game bashed and bruised

Helen Owens thought her husband might be dead.After all, word…

August 22, 1912: Honus Wagner hits for the cycle, but Pirates fall to Giants

Before a sold-out and boisterous Forbes Field crowdi , future…

August 30, 1912: Browns' Earl Hamilton throws the first no-strikeout no-hitter

The Detroit Tigers played in Bennett Field in 1911. Immediately…

September 20, 1912: Smoky Joe Wood foiled by Tigers after 16 straight wins

For both major leagues, 1912 “was a banner year for streaks…