Category Archive: Articles.1977-BRJ6

The First Great Minor League Club

   In the modern era of baseball there have been many…

The Great Pennant Race of 1885

In slightly over a century of professional baseball history,…

The International Association

Baseball's first recognized minor league was organized at Pittsburgh,…

The Newark Bears

     Beer baron and New York Yankees owner Jacob…

The Perfect Pitching Season

    Check a statistical line for a pitcher and you'll…

The Performance and Personality of Perry Werden

    For many years I have been intrigued by the performance…

The Relief Pitcher's ERA Advantage

    It has become increasingly common in recent years…

Three Men on Third

    What about the old story that the Brooklyn Dodgers…

The Runner's Rights

    Baseball is not only a "game of inches", a thesis…

They Called Him Unser Choe

    The big fellow lit his cigar and leaned back in…

The Shortened No-Hitters

    To include all of the many and varied statistics…

Do Clutch Hitters Exist?

The idea that there are batters whose hits are more noteworthy…

Pitcher's Choice

The 1976 season saw the revival of a rare custom-pitchers who…

Should the Manager be Fired?

When a team is going through a disappointing season, its fans…

Stolen Bases as Extra Bases

When the lively ball era was launched in 1920 there were few…

Blacks in 19th Century Organized Baseball

Moses and Welday Walker played with the Toledo club of the American…

Baseball Briefs (1977)

Mike Donlin played only 34 games for the Reds in 1902. What was…

Still the Greatest One-Two Punch

When we think of a home run one-two punch, we must recognize…

Baseball Latin Style

  Baseball as played in the Caribbean Winter Leagues is…

Baseball's Biggest Inning

    After beating the National League to a pulp with…

George Sisler the Pitcher

      George Sisler is widely known as one of…

A Vote for Dunn's Orioles

  There have been many outstanding minor league clubs during…

A Favorite Paige of Mine

    It was in early 1973 that I first began searching…

The 1934 Los Angeles Angels

Having followed Pacific Coast League Baseball for more than 40…

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