Tags » Baseball History

Remembered Dreams: A Historical Tribute to Jews and Baseball

Chasing Dreams: Baseball & Becoming American is a pop-up exhibit currently on tour from the National Museum of American Jewish History. Recently, it came to the Sherman Miller Museum of Jewish Art in Tulsa, and I leisurely enjoyed a walk in the field of dreams. 667 more words

Baseball

Swoonin' A's: Campy goes 9 for 9 in '65

By Phil Ellenbecker
Among all the promotional stunts A’s owner Charlie Finley trotted out during his infamous time in Kansas City, perhaps the most entertaining and intriguing occurred the night of Sept. 1,734 more words

What's A Fisher Cat?

The other day there was an article in Baseball America about crazy/silly baseball team names. Such names, the article argues, are tradition in the minor leagues. 296 more words

Baseball

Ouchies

There is a great article on espn.com interviewing Brandon Guyer about his frequency of getting hit by pitches.¬† Guyer attributes it to his batting stride that leaves his front leg to get hit a lot because lefties in particular pitch him inside, and he doesn’t move once he’s stepped forward into the stride. 690 more words

Baseball History

Best of the Week: 4/9 - 4/15/2017

Vin Scully on Jackie Robinson – it doesn’t get better than that!

Baseball

Remembering Jackie Robinson

Despite the current lukewarm attitude about baseball of African-Americans, April 15 is still an important date in not only baseball history, but also African-American history. 586 more words

African American History

70 Years After Jackie

“The right of every American to first-class citizenship is the most important issue of our time.” ~ Jackie Robinson

It’s been 70 years since Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball.

116 more words
Baseball