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Opening Day—1901

The Chicago White Sox opened the American League’s inaugural season as a major league on April 24 1901 against the Cleveland Blues.  The three additional league games scheduled for the 24th were postponed on account of rain. 854 more words

"The Game was not Exactly ‘on the square’"

After the 1886 season Jim Hart brought a team composed of members of his Louisville Colonels and other American Association players west.  The team played their way out towards California, winning twenty games against minor league, semi-pro and “picked nines.” 959 more words

AS I WANDERED #54 BASEBALL

Bogdan Yelcovich was all wound up about baseball.
 
They didn’t have it in his native Russia.
 
And they sure didn’t have it when he worked in the Darien Isthmus. 214 more words

AS I WANDERED