September 23, 1913: A’s clinch AL pennant, then put on offensive clinic

As the 1913 regular season neared its end on Tuesday, September…
Hugh Duffy (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

October 11, 1898: Relieved Beaneaters gain National League title again

As the skies darkened over the nation’s capital, the spirit…
Courtesy of John Thorn

September 28, 1883: Athletics secure American Association pennant

The Philadelphia Athletics arrived in Louisville for a four-game…
Charlie Ganzel (SPALDING COLLECTION)

October 1, 1891: Beaneaters clinch National League pennant amid controversy

The Boston Beaneaters made a remarkable run in September 1891…

October 3, 1915: Chicago Whales clinch final Federal League title

A Rebel without a glove of glue allowed the Chicago Whales to…

September 28, 1939: A trifecta for McKechnie, a pennant for Cincinnati

The Reds were on the brink. Twenty years removed from their only…

October 20, 1874: Boston Red Stockings clinch third National Association title

Not all important baseball wins are the product of exciting,…

September 29, 1924: First in war, first in peace, now first in the American League

This was it, a day when a dream could come true for three generations…

September 27, 1940: Tigers clinch American League pennant behind Floyd Giebell

The Cleveland Indians certainly started off the 1940 season in…

September 30, 1934: Dizzy Dean wins 30th game as Cardinals clinch NL pennant

“If a showman had arranged it,” opined the AP’s Paul Mickelson,…

October 6, 1890: The first worst-to-first team

In 1889, the Louisville Colonels of the American Association…

September 10-13, 1883: Grasshopper Jim Whitney snatches the pennant

In September 1883 a key late-season series in Boston pitted perennial…

October 10, 1926: Pete Alexander saves the day

The seventh game of the 1926 World Series between the St. Louis…

October 10, 1904: Jack Chesbro uncorks a wild one

The band played Tessie as the penultimate game of the 1904 season…