Cornelius Alexander McGillicuddy, known as Connie Mack, the "Tall Tactician" of major league baseball, was born on December 22, 1862 in East... Read more
John Lee Richmond (or, more commonly, Lee Richmond or J. Lee Richmond) (May 5, 1857, in Sheffield, Ohio – October 1, 1929, in Toledo, Ohio) was a... Read more
John Montgomery Ward (March 3, 1860 – March 4, 1925) was an American Major League Baseball star pitcher, shortstop and manager. Ward was born in... Read more
The first perfect game in American League history was thrown by Cy Young who had his last no-hit game in the National League in 1897. His... Read more
The 1905 World Series matched the New York Giants against the Philadelphia Athletics, with the Giants winning four games to one. Four of the five... Read more
Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige, perhaps baseball's greatest pitcher ever, was born on July 7, ca. 1906, in Mobile, Alabama. Paige earned his... Read more
The 1907 World Series featured the Chicago Cubs and the Detroit Tigers, with the Cubs winning the Series four games to none (with one tie) for... Read more
Addie Joss was born in the unincorporated community of Woodland in Dodge County, Wisconsin, where his father was a cheese maker. Several of his... Read more
The 1908 World Series matched the defending champion Chicago Cubs against the Detroit Tigers in a rematch of the 1907 Series. In this first-ever... Read more
The 1909 World Series featured the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Detroit Tigers. The Pirates won the Series in seven games to capture their first... Read more
The 1910 World Series featured the Philadelphia Athletics and the Chicago Cubs, with the Athletics winning in five games to earn their first... Read more
In the 1911 World Series, the Philadelphia Athletics beat the New York Giants four games to two.
Philadelphia third baseman Frank "Home Run" Baker... Read more
After two rain delays, Fenway Park finally hosted its first professional baseball game on April 20, 1912. (The first official game played in Fenway... Read more
In the 1912 World Series, the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Giants four games to three (with one tie).
This dramatic series showcased great... Read more
In the 1913 World Series, the Philadelphia Athletics beat the New York Giants four games to one.
The A's pitching gave the edge to a... Read more
Originally known as Weeghman Park, Wrigley Field was built on the grounds once occupied by a seminary.
-- Weeghman Park was the home of... Read more
In the 1914 World Series, the Boston Braves beat the Philadelphia Athletics in a four-games sweep.
A contender for greatest upset of all time, the... Read more
Born as Guiseppe Paolo DiMaggio in Martinez, California on November 25, 1914, Joe DiMaggio was the fourth son and eighth child born to Sicilian... Read more
In the 1915 World Series, the Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies four games to one.
In their only World Series before 1950, the... Read more
In the 1916 World Series, the Boston Red Sox beat the Brooklyn Robins (a.k.a. Dodgers) four games to one.
Casey Stengel shined on offense for the... Read more
In the 1917 World Series, the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Giants four games to two. The Series was played against the backdrop of World War... Read more
The 1918 World Series featured the Boston Red Sox, who defeated the Chicago Cubs four games to two. The Series victory for the Red Sox was their... Read more
Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson was born in Cairo, Georgia, the youngest of five children during a Spanish flu and smallpox epidemic. His older... Read more
In the 1920 World Series, the Cleveland Indians beat the Brooklyn Dodgers, then known interchangeably as the Robins in reference to their manager... Read more
In the 1921 World Series, the New York Giants beat the New York Yankees five games to three. This was the last of the experimental... Read more
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