Category Archive: Expanded E-edition.2013-TNP

Hall of Fame manager kept a close eye on Rube Waddell in 1905.

Connie Mack: The Tall Tactician

He was known as “The Tall Tactician” and was baseball’s…

The Early Years of Philadelphia Baseball

Philadelphia has played a major role in the history of American’s…

Philadelphia Phillies: A Vibrant History

As a franchise that began 130 years ago, the Philadelphia Phillies…

William T. Stecher: Ignominious Record Holder, Community Servant

If you look it up, the record book tells you that William Stecher…
The photo shows the edge of the grandstand and bleachers along the third base line where the collapse would take place in 1903.

Baseball’s Deadliest Disaster: “Black Saturday” in Philadelphia

On August 8, 1903, part of the top left-field bleacher balcony…

The Great Philadelphia Ballpark Riot

Hall of Fame manager John McGraw had tempestuous relations with…
Seen here with the Washington Senators circa 1913.

Dropping the Pitch: Leona Kearns, Eddie Ainsmith and the Philadelphia Bobbies

Leona Kearns was a young woman, a teenage pitcher during the…

The 1929 Mack Attack

The 1929 World Series was highlighted by Connie Mack's surprise…

Black Tuesday: Philadelphia A's trades in December 1933

The Philadelphia Athletics, just a few years off three consecutive…

A Phil Named Syl

A profile of Syl Johnson, who pitched for 19 years with the Cardinals,…

Connie Mack and Wartime Baseball — 1943

In 1943, Gerry Nugent and the Phillies were flat broke. Worse…

The Sultan of Slap and Run

The Phillies’ Richie Ashburn hit only 29 homers— approximately…

Kids Snatch a Flag

A few poetic verses on the 1950 National League pennant race.…

A Final Season: The 1954 Philadelphia Athletics

Pundits may call the 1954 Athletics one of the all-time worst…

Handy in a Pinch: Dave Philley

Fans of the 1958 Philadelphia Phillies had little to cheer about…

Philadelphia Area Teams that Have Participated in the Little League World Series

There have been a number of baseball pennants and world championships…

Mitch Williams’ Amazing Month: Eight Wins Out of the Bullpen

In August 1991, Mitch Williams was the winning pitcher in eight…

Philadelphia's Other Hall of Famers

Many Baseball Hall of Fame inductees are associated with the…

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