Category Archive: Articles.2016-BRJ45-2

The Historical Evolution of the Designated Hitter Rule

The DH may have been a revolutionary concept when it was introduced…

Discrepancy in an All-Time MLB Record: Billy Hamilton’s 1894 Runs Scored

While baseball historians agree that Billy Hamilton of the 1894…

The Stallings Platoon: The 1913 Prequel

1914 was previously viewed as "the baseline year for platooning."…

The .700 Club: Blessedly Good Baseball

The New York Yankees have finished with a .700 winning percentage…

Catcher Duke Farrell’s Record Performance: Game Notes from May 11, 1897

On May 11, 1897, Washington Senators catcher Duke Farrell set…

The Young and the Restless: George Wright, 1865–68

From 1865 through 1868, Hall of Famer George Wright played for…

Chief Bender: A Marksman at the Traps and on the Mound

Charles Albert "Chief" Bender is a baseball Hall of Famer, but…

The International Girls Baseball League

During the winter of 1952-1953, the International Girls Baseball…

Organized Baseball’s Night Birth

The first night game in the history of Organized Baseball took…

A Question of Character: George Davis and the Flora Campbell Affair

Hall of Famer George Davis was, undoutedly, one of the finest…

Baseball Player Won-Lost Records: The Ultimate Baseball Statistic

What's the most accurate measure of a player's value? Here, author…
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