Category Archive: Articles.1980-BRJ9

"Under the Lights"

One hundred years ago on Thursday, September 2, 1880, teams representing…

Unrecognized Heroes: No-Hit Umpires

The drama of All-Star, championship series, and World Series…

Waddell and Schreck in College

Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida and Stetson University…

When Joe Bauman Hit 72 Home Runs

Some places where only baseball is played are called fields,…

Detroit's Dazzling Debut

The very first game played by a new franchise is always an exciting…

Dr. Arlington Pond, Public Health Official

    More than a dozen players launched careers in medicine…

Frank W. Olin, Industrialist

   Of all the former players who went into business…

Hitting Homers Off Christy Mathewson

Christy Mathewson was probably the greatest pitcher in National…

From a Researcher's Notebook (1980)

Walter Johnson Wasn't That WildWhen Phil Niekro, the Braves'…

Home Runs by Decades

George Herman Ruth in his heyday was known as the Sultan of Swat.…

Edward Morgan Lewis, Educator

     The entry of former players into the education…

Inside-The-Park Home Runs

The Society launched a research project in 1976 to gather information…

A New Breed of Baseball Players

One of America's oldest commercialized sports spectaculars, major…

Alfred W. Lawson, Aviation Pioneer

Three weeks after Alfred William Lawson's birth in London on…

Average Batting Skill Through Major League History

Is the American or the National a tougher league in which to…

Baseball Coverage of the Charlotte Observer

In the years between 1892 and 1925, Charlotte, North Carolina,…

Bill Lange's Classic Catch Re-Classified

One of the greatest baseball tales of all time involved the famous…

Berardino and Connors, TV and Movie Actors

    In the old days when vaudeville was popular, a…

Billy Sunday, Evangelist

In recent years there has been a rather surprising emphasis on…
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