June 2, 1928: Les is more: Braves' Bell wallops three home runs

No ballpark was more suited to the Deadball Era in which it was…

July 26, 1928: Hornsby's Braves edge Cubs in 14 innings

The Chicago Cubs, managed by Joe McCarthy, were on a roll. They…

September 15, 1928: Braves play the last of record nine straight doubleheaders

When Ben Cantwell took the mound for the Boston Braves at Braves…

October 7, 1928: Lou Gehrig's two homers too much for Redbirds in Game 3

Before the start of the 1928 World Series, former major-league…

April 14, 1929: Sunday baseball in Boston for the first time

The weather turned unseasonably cold, rainy, and windy in Boston…

April 18, 1929: Rain delays Opening Day; Robins grounded in Boston hotel

Moping about the lobby of Boston’s luxurious Hotel Statler,…

April 18, 1929: Babe Ruth celebrates 'honeymoon' with a home run

The Babe settled in the batter’s box on the port side of home…

April 28, 1929: Red Sox fall in first official Sunday game in Boston

By the late 1920s, the longstanding prohibition against playing…

May 5, 1929: Senior Circuit debuts Sunday baseball at Braves Field

Playing the national pastime on a Sunday was officially illegal…

May 8, 1929: Carl Hubbell tosses no-hitter in 18th career start

Not yet known as “King Carl” or “Meal Ticket,” the New…

May 24, 1929: Ted Lyons hurls 21-inning complete game in epic struggle

The staggering, awe-inspiring numbers point to an era in baseball…

June 15, 1929: Riggs Stephenson’s walkoff pop foul wins it in the 10th

After losing their first five extra-inning games of the 1929…

August 1, 1929: Guy Bush hurls shutout to win 10th consecutive decision

“Those among baseball fans who insist that pitching is a lost…

August 7, 1929: Bambino on Fire

In this first game of a twin bill in the dog days of August 1929,…

August 11, 1929: Babe Ruth hits 500th career home run

A solid klop must have filled Jake Geiser’s ears when a baseball…

September 7, 1929: Havana's Luis E. Tiant knocked out in Baltimore exhibition game

The Havana Red Sox baseball team arrived in Miami in March of…

September 14, 1929: Pat Malone tosses shutout for 21st win

When the Brooklyn Robins and the Chicago Cubs squared off for…