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Lost Advertisements--Anheuser-Busch, Washington Senators

In 1910, a series of Anheuser-Busch ads  appeared in several Washington D.C. papers. The ad above appeared when the Chicago White Sox faced the Senators in early May: 147 more words

Lost Advertisements--Cubs, White Sox and Whales Endorse Steele's Game of Baseball

A 1915 advertisement for Steele’s Game of Baseball, a table-top game which claimed to have “Over 1,000,000 absorbing combinations,” and promised that the player would “enjoy it beyond anything you might have believed possible:” 467 more words

My Plea to Free the Great Shoeless Joe Jackson

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfed has made the decision to not reinstate an all-time great. No, I’m not talking about the all-time hits leader, Pete Rose… 1,340 more words

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Charles Fountain's colorful new take on the 1919 Black Sox

By Bill Kirtz

Print the legend?

Charles Fountain doesn’t.

Meticulously researched and colorfully written, his new book, “The Betrayal: The 1919 World Series and the Birth of Modern Baseball” (Oxford University Press, 290 pages, $27.95), offers a host of new information about the often-told 1919 Chicago Black Sox saga. 384 more words

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Eagle River, Wisconsin

First timer?  In this formerly once-a-day blog (and now pretty much a once-every-three-or-four days blog), I have my computer select a random latitude and longitude that puts me somewhere in the continental United States (the lower 48).  1,598 more words