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…
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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…
Clark Griffith, right, and Philadelphia A's manager Connie Mack shake hands on Opening Day 1919 at Griffith Stadium in Washington, DC. The Washington Senators began playing at Griffith Stadium in 1912. (LIBRARY OF CONGRESS)

April 12, 1911: Senators’ victory inaugurates not-yet-completely-built Griffith Stadium

  Clark Griffith, right, and Philadelphia A's manager…

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…

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 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…

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…
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…

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

The Cleveland Naps of the American League struggled early in…
Roy Hartzell (TRADING CARD DB)

August 12, 1911: Roy Hartzell hits two homers in one game at Senators' new stadium

On August 12, 1911, the Washington Nationals played the third…
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…