Due to my efforts towards organizing the youth baseball team for 10 – 12 year olds I will coach this summer, I failed to timely recognize the birthdate of former Negro League and Major League player Robert (Bob) Burns Thurman, May 14, 1917. 1,032 more words
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It’s more rare than the no-hitter.
It’s been done less times than a perfect game.
In fact, it’s just as rare as the unofficial “rarest play” in baseball — the unassisted triple play — and has happened only fifteen times in the history of recorded Major League Baseball. 3,267 more words
Title: But Didn’t We Have Fun?: An Informal History of Baseball’s Pioneer Era, 1843-1870
Author: Peter Morris
Genre: Baseball, Baseball History, History
The story of baseball in America begins not with the fabled Abner Doubleday but with a generation of mid-nineteenth-century Americans who moved from the countryside to the cities and brought a cherished but delightfully informal game with them. 384 more words