By: Beatrix Kiddo
This song give us a glimpse of baseball culture for it always gave life to any baseball game.'Take me out to the ball game,Take me out with the crowd.Buy me some peanuts and cracker jack,I don't care if I never get...
By: D Server
Baltimore was without a major league baseball team for more than fifty years after the original Orioles of the 1890s disbanded. But in 1954, the long-floundering St. Louis Browns, the poor co-tenant of Sportsman’s Park along with the more successful Cardinals team, moved their...
By: Matthew Reed
If a more turbulent and dynamic period of time existed in the United States after the Civil War, then arguably the Great Depression is a contender for the title. The breadth and depth of social and political transformations across the country, mixed in the crucible...
By: Brian Fitzsimmons
Garrett Anderson has it right.Actually, the current Angels outfielder and longtime poster boy of the most underappreciated players of today's game isn't the only one who gets it. When word that players would have the option to wear No. 42 in honor of Jackie...
By: Dan Mason - 432252
Padres pitcher Greg Maddux notched his 350th career win Sunday against the Colorado Rockies. 350....for baseball fans, the enormity of that feat is obvious. For the non-baseball folks, consider this: Maddux is one of only 9 pitchers in the history of Major League Baseball...
By: Johnny Diamantas
Born in the small town of Cairo, Georgia, Jack Roosevelt Robinson was an average farm boy who would one day become an inspiration to millions of Americans. Nobody knew that just 28 years later, he would be the first African-American to achieve a seemingly impossible...
By: Lynette Alice
With the Bronx's Yankee Stadium now in it's last season of operation many fans have begun reflecting on the great events that have transpired there in it's eighty five seasons. We all know about the legends that called it home; Lou Gherig, Mickey Mantle, Whitey...
By: David Skolnik
Ah, the sweet memories of success. I'm a 15-year-old high school sophomore in 1969. Man walks on the moon. It's the Age of Aquarius, long hair, experimental drugs, live-ins and love-ins in full public exposure.But there was another "love-in" occurring that year on a...
Pud Galvin: Baseball's first performance enhancing drug user
By: Daniel Cote
It is almost impossible to turn on your television and not hear or see something about the use of performance-enhancing drugs in baseball. High profile players like Barry Bonds and Alex Rodriguez have been linked to using such substances calling into question the legitimacy of...
Baseball's earliest stars of the 1800's
By: Daniel Cote
References to the game of baseball go all the way back to the 1750's, but did not gain popularity as an organized sport until the 1830's. Baseball did not become an organized sport with official teams and leagues until the 1840's when the Knickerbocker Rules...

 

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