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…
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…

May 7, 1911: Cleveland's Shoeless Joe Jackson beats Browns in 12th inning with grand slam

Shoeless Joe Jackson had gotten off to a hot start in 1911. By…
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…

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 Walsh (TRADING CARD DB)

August 27, 1911: Big Ed Walsh 'slobber-balls' his way to no-hitter for White Sox

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…
Navin Field, 1912 (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

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

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