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Ray Caldwell sparks Indians to win over Philly

Dark, ominous storm clouds rolled off Lake Erie and barreled toward League Park. Black sky

loomed over the ballyard, and rain, which had been falling lightly since the fourth inning, 1,387 more words


Mathewson's Monumental Marvel

The New York Giants sure had a swell season in 1905.

Actually, it was tremendous. And the way it ended was ridiculous. Many modern glory stories are made of the Madison Bumgarners, Clayton Kershaws and Corey Klubers of the baseball world who throw key postseason innings on short rest. 461 more words


More World Series Notes

Only the vaunted New York Yankees have ever accomplished what the Cleveland Indians failed to do in Game 5 two nights ago, namely win game one of the W.S. 115 more words

Chance versus Mack

On the eve of the 1910 World Series, Chicago Cubs second baseman Johnny Evers made the case in The Chicago Herald that his manager was better than the manager of their American League opponent: 632 more words

One Minute Talk: Jack Coombs

In 1916, The Newspaper Enterprise Association ran a series of brief articles called “One Minute Talks with Ballplayers.”

With the Brooklyn Robins in first place by four games after beating the Boston Braves 5 to 2 on August 14, … 365 more words