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"I have seen Men of all Nationalities do Splendid Work"

In 1911, Victor Munoz, the sports editor for the Cuban newspaper El Mundo spent part of 1911 traveling with the Cincinnati Reds and chronicling the experiences of… 489 more words

"When Wilson wanted to Play he was a Star"

When campaigning for Woodrow Wilson in 1912, former North Carolina Governor Robert Broadnax Glenn would tell crowds about the year he spent as Wilson’s teammate on the Davidson College baseball team. 557 more words

Lost Pictures--Frank Leet Caricatures

Walter Johnson of the Washington Senators, as depicted by Frank Rutledge Leet, a cartoonist for The Newspaper Enterprise Association, as well as the author of a number of children’s books, including one called, “ 54 more words

Pioneer/Executive #20, Clark Griffith

There aren’t many people to contribute to the game as much and in as varied a manner as Clark Griffith. The Old Fox began his big league pitching career in 1891 and didn’t throw his last major league pitch until 1914. 255 more words


"I’ve no Uniform that will fit a Giraffe like you"

Most biographies of Harry “Slim” Sallee, if they mention his brief time with the New York Highlanders in 1906, simply say he never appeared in a game because of “(A)n abundance of pitcher’s” on… 551 more words