Category Archive: Articles.1978-BRJ7

Winning Streaks by Pitchers

More than 65 years have elapsed since Rube Marquard attracted…

The Why and Wherefore of Forfeit Games

Forfeit games are generated by different moods of man, some of…

Turner and Fette, Unlikely Rookie Phenoms

Although the Boston Bees were a weak-hitting second division…

Where Have Those Grand Old Nicknames Gone?

Disappearing from the scene along with natural grass, the Polo…

Recollections of an International League Season

My first exposure to International League baseball came in Baltimore…

The 17-Inning No-Hitter

May 10, 1909, started out to be a lousy day in Winchester, Kentucky.…

The Best Games Pitched in Relief

There are ways of recognizing the best pitched games of starting…

The Chicago White Sox of 1900

Although few of their fans realize it, the Chicago White Sox…

The One-Team Players

When Brooks Robinson closed out his active career with the 1977…

From A Researcher's Notebook (1978)

  Zane Grey, the great Western novelist, played baseball…

Charlie "Chino" Smith

Oscar Charleston, Josh Gibson, Pop Lloyd, Pete Hill-the Negro…

Minor League Baseball in Rocky Mount

The North Carolina State historical marker at the corner of Church…

Home Park Effects on Performance in the American League

If a player bangs out 26 doubles, 27 homers, scores 84 runs and…

Fifteen Pitches Per Inning, More or Less?

Edwin Newman, who usually turns a wry eye to the world of words,…

Donlin Best of 1878 Entries

Each year the Society selects a person born 100 years ago (1878)…

Fielding Feats

In the early days of organized baseball, newspaper accounts of…

Clarifying Some of the Records

CY YOUNG'S STRING OF HITLESS INNINGSSeveral SABR researchers…

Oscar Charleston

Sleep, Charlie! thou, the great, the strong!Within the depths…

Braves Field

On June 30, 1909 a new era in baseball began with the opening…

Cubs Sang September Song in '35

The 1935 Chicago Cubs won the National League pennant with one…

Jackie Hayes: Triumph Over Tragedy

"We were about to break spring training in Hollywood, California…

A Century of Canadian Contributions

Major league baseball is now in its 10th year in Canada, dating…

Baseball: The Counterclockwise Sport

Baseball is a sport of self-contained time, measured in innings,…

The Trading Record

Since the invention of the hook, fishermen have entertained one…

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