October 12, 1920: Cleveland Indians win their first World Series

The Brooklyn Robins were on the brink of elimination in the 1920…

April 21, 1921: Sam Jones shuts out Senators in Red Sox home opener

Sad Sam Jones had won the season opener for the Red Sox with…

May 7, 1921: Detroit Stars and Bacharach Giants hit the long ball

It was Saturday, May 7, 1921, the opening day of the Negro National…

June 1, 1921: Giants' Dave Bancroft homers, faints, and hits for cycle

After three consecutive seasons of finishing in second place…

June 30, 1921: Pirates' Moses 'Chief' Yellow Horse defeats Reds' Adolfo Luque

All major-league franchises have had their share of noteworthy…
Babe Ruth, circa 1920 (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

October 1, 1921: Babe Ruth yields six runs as relief pitcher, then earns win in 11th

With three games left to play in their 1921 season, the New York…
Babe Ruth, circa 1920 (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

October 9, 1921: Injured Babe Ruth wallops his first World Series home run

On Sunday, October 9, 1921, the sporting world was obsessed with…