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. On January 2, 1918, the Pittsburgh Pirates...

Cleveland Indians inaugurate Jacobs Field with a 4-3 victory

On April 4, 1994, the Cleveland Indians inaugurate Jacobs Field with a 4-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners. Eddie Murray hits a home run for the Indians, who played their last game at Municipal Stadium in 1993.

The Giants send versatile George Kelly, along with cash, to the Reds for truculent holdout OF Edd Roush.

1927 – The Giants send versatile George Kelly, along with cash, to the Reds for truculent holdout OF Edd Roush. The Giants sent Roush to the Reds in 1916.

Seattle Pilots Play First Home Game in Sicks Stadium

PODCAST On Friday afternoon April 11, 1969, Major League Baseball came to Seattle with the American League expansion Seattle Pilots debuting at Sick's Stadium. After near misses with Indians and A’s considering a move to the Pacific Northwest Seattle finally had a big...

Curt Flood Goes to Washington – Podcast Season 3, Episode 3

This week we look at Curt Flood going to Washington. Bean Balls that changed lives - Ray Chapman and Tony C, Power steals by Vic Power, and lost icon as Mickey Mantle Passes away, One incredible streak by Jack Taylor. Listen to our new section on Fan Stories - today...

Chicago Cubs trade seemingly over-the-hill pitcher Dennis Eckersley to the Oakland A’s

On April 3, 1987, the Chicago Cubs trade seemingly over-the-hill pitcher Dennis Eckersley to the Oakland A’s for three minor leaguers. Eckersley will emerge as the game’s dominant closer, saving 291 games over the next eight seasons, and earning election to the Hall of Fame in 2004.

Episode 2 – Daily Rewind Willie Mays goes to the Hall of Fame

On this weeks podcast - August 5, 1979, Willie Mays is inducted into the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. Mays slugged 660 homers, batted .302, and collected 3,283 hits in his 22-year career. Known for his all-around play, Mays won 12 Gold Glove Awards...

Episode 109 – Remembering Jim Bouton (with special guest Craig Calcaterra)

Very few players in the 20th century transformed the way baseball was perceived as much as Jim Bouton, the hotshot Yankees starter who, after arm injuries and a trade to the Seattle Pilots, wrote perhaps the greatest baseball book of all time. Bouton passed away last...

Carlton Fisk – Fenway Park Debut

PODCAST On April 10, 1981 the Baseball Season opened in Fenway Park and Carlton Fisk, the heart and soul, and 1975 Game 6 World series hero, had changed his Sox. From Red to White. He had signed a new contract on March 18 to play for the Chicago White Sox. In the...

Bill Singer gets first official save

On April 7, 1969, Bill Singer of the Los Angeles Dodgers earns the first official save in history. Making his only relief appearance of the season, Singer finishes off Don Drysdale’s 3-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Thanks to the efforts of sportswriter Jerome Holtzman, the save had become an official statistic during the off-season…

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