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

In this piece, Arthur O. Schott discusses the rivalry between…

The Youngest "Boy Manager"

Bucky Harris and Lou Boudreau have been traditionally acclaimed…

The State Survey of Players

In this piece, L. Robert Davids disucusses a survey of the greatest…

The Grand Slam Story

In this piece, John C. Tattersall talks about grand slams and…

The Double Whammy

In this piece, James Watkins and Paul Doherty discuss teams that…

The Short Career of Lou Lewis

In this piece, Norton Chellgren talks about Lou Gehrig's premature…

The Daily Dahlen of 1894

In this article, Art Ahrens talks about an unusual batting record…

The Babe Ruth Beginning

In this piece, Al Kermisch talks about key moments in Babe Ruth's…

Pitchers Hitting Grand Slams

In this piece, Keith Sutton takes a look at the list of major…

Nick Cullop, Minor League Great

In this article, L. Robert Davids takes a look at the life and…

The 1919 White Sox Depicted

In this article, George W. Hilton discusses the 1919 Chicago…

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 KluConnie Mack, Stan Hack, Max…

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