Category Archive: Articles.1983-BRJ12

Jim Corbett Playing First Base

Imagine former  boxing champion Muhammed Ali playing baseball…

Larrupin' Lou and 23 Skidoo: Gehrig's Grand Slam Record

Lou Gehrig has usually been described as playing in the shadow…

Lefty George: The Durable Duke of York

Thomas Edward George never made much of a splash in the major…

Johnny Evers, The Find of the 1902 Season

In 1902, a 19-year-old, 110-pound Johnny Evers tried out for…

Integration of Baseball After World War II

More than 35 years have passed since the re-introduction of Negro…

Harvest Seasons: Most Runs Batted In with Fewest Home Runs Since 1920

Most modern-day fans see a close connection between large numbers…

In Pursuit of Bull Durham

Perhaps the most intriguing mystery in our pursuit of "missing"…

From A Researcher's Notebook (1983)

Pitcher Faber Walked Seven Times in Row As Batter On July 14,…

Carl Hubbell's 24 Straight Victories in 1936-37

Old Rube Marquard (he was 90 when he went to his last reward)…

Baseball Movies

Babe Ruth is seated in a bistro. A waiter takes his order. William…

Fie on Figure Filberts: Some Crimes Against Clio

SABR's phenomenal membership rise is indeed a testimony to the…

Baseball Cartoon Memories

Red Smith wrote of Willard Mullin, the cartoonist: "There is…

Chief Bender - The Early Years

The scene paints a mental picture. It is Philadelphia in the…

An Assist for Jimmy Ryan

The SABR 19th Century Committee recently polled its members to…

All-Time College All-Star Teams

Baseball fans have always enjoyed picking mythical "dream teams,"…

Awarded First Base on Interference

In 1983 Dale Berra of the Pirates set a major league record by…

A Unique Double Play

John Cameron was an amateur player in the Boston area picked…

A Forgotten All-Star Game

During World War II there were a number of special benefit baseball…

The Non-Home Run Hitters

Who was William Holbert? No, not the founder of the National…

The Bizarre Career of Rube Benton

John "Rube" Benton, a National League pitcher from 1910 to1925,…

Wartime Baseball: Not That Bad

After the passing of nearly 40 years, as is the case since World…

Young and Old Home Run Hitters

At the SABR National Convention in Milwaukee in July 1983, one…

Thunder and Lightning: Players With Power and Speed

Power-Plus and Thunder and Lightning are just two of the names…

Women Players in Organized Baseball

On June 21, 1952, the Harrisburg, Pa., Senators of the Inter-State…

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