Category Archive: Articles.1973-BRJ2

Searching Out the Switch Hitters

In the last decade or so there has been an increased emphasis…

The First Game at Yankee Stadium

It was 50 years ago on April 18, 1923 that Yankee Stadium was…

Survey of Best Fielders since 1900

Fielding has been a long-neglected area in player evaluation. …

Smoky Joe WIlliams

Once tabbed by Ty Cobb as "a sure 30-game winner in the major…

The Pre-1900 Batting Stars

Little detailed information has been available on batting stars…

Locating the old-time players

IntroductionFor a number of years, the Research Club of the National…

Ralph Miller: Last of the 19th Century Players

The last survivor of 19th century baseball is Ralph Darwin Miller,…

The Owner-Player Conflict

The rhetorical examples on the opposite page furnish a vivid…

The Youngest Major League Players

The public accent on youth in recent years has had little effect…

Survey: Impact of black and Latin players

A quarter century has passed since Jackie Robinson broke the…

Clemente left his mark

Only in death did Roberto Clemente receive the acclaim which…

Ernie Lanigan, patron saint of SABR

In 1973, baseball comes up with another centennial, the 100th…

Famous player namesakes

A player with a famous baseball namesake made his debut for …

Hall of Fame would be home for William Hulbert

As the 1976 centennial of the National League approaches, the…

Fraser led in hit batsmen

Information on major league pitchers who have hit the most batters…

Heroes of the Middle Atlantic League

Reminiscing about players and teams from the the old Middle Atlantic…

Hitting leadoff homers

A look at the phenomenon of home runs to lead off a game. Editor's…

Alva Lee "Bobo" Holloman

The only man to pitch a no-hit game in his first start in the…

Baseball in Akron, 1879-81

The rapid expansion of major league baseball from eight major…

Schedule Changes Since 1876

When each team had several games cancelled at the start of the…

On Base Average for Players

There are two main objectives for the hitter.   The first is…

Ruth Makes War on Warhop

On May 7, 1915, a German submarine sank the Cunard Liner Lusitania…

The "Split Century"

The days of the classic umpire-ballplayer feuds are long gone…

Jack Graney: The First Player Broadcaster

It has now been 86 years since John Gladstone "Jack" Graney first…

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