How to Do Baseball Research: Online Newspapers

One of the biggest changes in the world of baseball research in recent years is the proliferation of on-line newspaper archives. The available papers are growing by the week, but we will attempt to keep this list as useful as we can. We would also value input on the strengths and weaknesses of the various sites, which can be incorporated into this essay.

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Individual newspapers with significant baseball content

The following represents newspapers that maintain their own archives, and have significant baseball content. Later on this page are links to lists of newspapers—as papers from those lists are discovered to be of particular benefit to baseball researchers they are promoted to this section.

Individual magazines, guides, etc.

The following list non-daily periodicals available on-line.

Archive collections

The following organizations manage large collections of newspapers. Please visit each of them, as they are continually adding to their holdings.

Other online lists

These sites maintain their own lists of online newspapers, continually updated. As newspapers from these lists are determined to be of particular value to baseball researchers, they should be promoted to the list at the top of this page.



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