Lefty Grove is born in Lonaconing, Maryland

PODCAST - Lefty Grove    Subscribe to our Podcast on Apples Podcast | Spotify  | Google | Stitcher And connect with us wherever else you listen to Podcast.  On March 6, 1900 Lefty Grove. Grove was born in Lonaconing, Maryland, one of...

Luke Appling is Born

April 2, 1907, Lucius Benjamin Appling, is born in High Point North Carolina  he moved to Atlanta, Georgia with his family as a child. After graduating from Fulton High School, where he played baseball and football, Appling attended Oglethorpe College in Georgia for...

Mel Ott is born listen to his World Series At Bats vs Lefty Gomez

PODCAST - Future Hall of Famer Mel Ott World Series At Bats   Subscribe to our Podcast on Apples Podcast | Spotify  | Google | Stitcher And connect with us wherever else you listen to Podcast. [saf]On March 2, 1909, future Hall of Famer,...

Olympic hero Jim Thorpe signs with the New York Giants of the National League.

1913 – Olympic hero Jim Thorpe signs with the New York Giants of the National League.

Ebbets Field Opens

On April 5, 1913, in Brooklyn Dodger history, in 1913 Genevieve Ebbets, daughter of the club president, throws out the first ball before 25,000 as the new $750,000.00 Ebbets Field opens in Brooklyn. Nap Rucker pitched the 3-2 win over the New...

Rube Waddell dies from tuberculosis

PODCAST On April 1, 1914, George Edward Waddell, better known as “Rube” dies from tuberculosis in San Antonio, TX, at the age of 37. The eccentric Future Hall of Fame was Known as much for his off-field behavior as on the field . . . he will miss an occasional miss a...

Smoky Joe Wood is sold by the Boston Red Sox to Cleveland for $15,000

1917 – Smoky Joe Wood, his arm dead at 26, is sold by the Boston Red Sox to Cleveland for $15,000. He will become an outfielder after one last, losing start on the mound, and will play five more years.

Pittsburgh Pirates acquire outfielder Casey Stengel and infielder George Cutshaw from the Brooklyn Robins for future Hall of Fame pitcher Burleigh Grimes

PODCAST - Future Hall of Famers are traded for each other Grimes and Stengel   Subscribe to our Podcast on Apples Podcast | Spotify  | Google | Stitcher And connect with us wherever else you listen to Podcast. [saf]On January 2, 1918, the Pittsburgh Pirates...

Babe Ruth Launches 570 foot Homerun

PODCAST - Babe Ruth Slams 570 Foot Homerun   Subscribe to our Podcast on Apples Podcast | Spotify  | Google | Stitcher And connect with us wherever else you listen to Podcast. [saf]March 17, 1918: A young Babe Ruth, still primarily a...

The National League announces it will join the AL in awarding a thousand dollars to the player selected by writers as the league’s Most Valuable Player

The National League announces it will join the AL in awarding a thousand dollars to the player selected by writers as the league’s Most Valuable Player. Dazzy Vance, who posts a 28-6 record along with an ERA of 2.16 for the Dodgers, easily outpoints Rogers Hornsby to become the Senior Circuit’s first MVP.

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Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre collects his 3000th hit when he doubles in the fourth inning in the Rangers’ 10-6 loss to the Orioles at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The twenty-year veteran, who has also spent time with the Dodgers, Mariners, and the Red Sox, is the first-ever Dominican-born player to reach the coveted milestone.

Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre collects his 3000th hit when he doubles in the fourth inning in the Rangers’ 10-6 loss to the Orioles at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The twenty-year veteran, who has also spent time with the Dodgers, Mariners, and the Red Sox, is the first-ever Dominican-born player to reach the coveted milestone.

Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre collects his 3000th hit when he doubles in the fourth inning in the Rangers’ 10-6 loss to the Orioles at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The twenty-year veteran, who has also spent time with the Dodgers, Mariners, and the Red Sox, is the first-ever Dominican-born player to reach the coveted milestone.

Dick Allen 1972 American League MVP

Dick Allen 1972 American League MVP

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All Start Game History

All Start Game History

Major league All-Star namings began in July 1933. Fans have generally participated in the selection of the players who fill the AL and NL All-Star rosters; managers, players, and coaches have also made choices in the selection process during various seasons. Between...

White Sox hit 4 straight homeruns

White Sox hit 4 straight homeruns

Carlos Quentin greets Jim Thome at home plate after Gentle Jim’s home run. It was just the first of many as the White Sox would go back to back to back to back. Paul Konerko would follow suit, Alexei Ramirez was next, all the home runs coming off of Joel Peralta of...