Category Archive: Articles.1975-BRJ4

Walks Not Always Crucial

Nolan Ryan led the majors in giving up bases on balls in 1974…

Thevenow Dimmed Ruth Splurge

It was 40 years ago that Babe Ruth hit his last home run in the…

The Youngest "Boy Manager"

Bucky Harris and Lou Boudreau have been traditionally acclaimed…

The State Survey of Players

Is Henry Aaron a greater player than Willie Mays? Was Joe DiMaggio…

The Grand Slam Story

On Saturday, the tenth of September in 1881 at Albany, New York,…

The Double Whammy

A real "put-down" for a club is to get shut out in both games…

The Short Career of Lou Lewis

Much has been written about Lou Gehrig and his baseball career…

The Daily Dahlen of 1894

When notable hitting streaks are discussed, the first one to…

The Babe Ruth Beginning

After Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth's career home run record, there…

Pitchers Hitting Grand Slams

Pitchers have contributed significantly to the grand slam story.…

Nick Cullop, Minor League Great

Several times in the past there have been movements to establish…

The 1919 White Sox Depicted

Writers who have dealt with the Black Sox scandal of 1919, such…

Spottswood Poles

They used to call Spottswood Poles the "black Ty Cobb." He was…

Rudy York, the Big Gun of August

In 1937 most of baseball's headlines went to slugging exploits…

Nichols Youngest to Win 300 "Kid" in More Ways than Won

Lefty Grove, Warren Spahn, and Early Wynn-- the only hurlers,…

Gehrig Streak Reviewed

It was 50 years ago, on June 1, 1925, that Lou Gehrig began his…

Great Team Home Run Feats

While considerable attention has been paid to the home run feats…

James "Deacon" White

When James “Deacon” White died on July 7, 1939, the obituary…

Effect of Relief Pitching

A Hot Stove League question was the impetus for this study. "Why…

Diamond Docs

There have been scores of players called "Doc" in the long history…

A Most Spectacular Debut

For an all-around spectacular debut in major league baseball,…

Bonura Steals Home In 15th

The Chicago Tribune described it in a bold, banner headline.…

Baseball’s Man for All Seasons

The term “hero” has come to mean a fictional or actual figure…

Baseball Rhyme Time

Rod Carew, Vida Blue, and Big Klu Connie Mack, Stan Hack, Max…

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