June 15, 1920: Pirates double-steal a game from the Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies won the National League pennant in…

June 26, 1920: Lou Gehrig homers in high school all-star game at Cubs Park

"The New York Boys have a 17-year-old boy of 190 pounds on first…

July 1, 1920: St. Louis Cardinals fall in their first game at Sportsman's Park

At the end of June 1920 the National League pennant contenders…

July 1, 1920: The Big Train no-hits the Red Sox

Since he became a workhorse pitcher in 1908, Walter Johnson had…

July 2, 1920: Cardinals get first win at Sportsman's Park as Doak swashbuckles Pirates

The St. Louis Cardinals’ owner, Sam Breadon, generally shunned…

July 9, 1920: Bambino homers on Babe Ruth Day at the Polo Grounds

New York’s American League team, known as the Highlanders in…
Babe Ruth, circa 1921 (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

July 19, 1920: Babe Ruth breaks his own record with 30th home run

With two months left in the 1920 season, the New York Yankees…

August 8, 1920: George Sisler becomes first St. Louis Browns player to hit for the cycle

“They’ve called Ty Cobb the Georgia Peach for the last 15…

September 24, 1920: Babe Ruth hits 51st homer just hours after reaching milestone

With Babe Ruth’s 50th home run of the year in the record books,…

September 29, 1920: Babe Ruth hits 54th home run to cap off first season with Yankees

Babe Ruth was hammering the final stamp onto one of baseball’s…

October 2, 1920: Reds, Pirates split three games in the last major-league tripleheader

 “It’s a great day for a ball game; let’s play two!”…

October 3, 1920: The long and short of Monty Swartz’s big-league career

Thousands of players have had short major-league careers. Comparatively…

October 9, 1920: Coveleski stops Brooklyn to tie World Series at 2-2

Fortunes turn fast in baseball. After Cleveland won Game One…