1903 World Series – Boston Wins over the Pirates

By | Oct 1, 2017

In 1903 Baseball’s American League was just two years old, but they were popular enough that it was decided that the champion of each league would play a series of nine games for the national championship. The series began on October 1st with the last game held on October 13th. The Pittsburgh Pirates led by […]

Red Sox Pitcher – George Herman (Babe) Ruth

By | Jul 11, 2017

It was on July 11, 1914 that the 19 year old left handed pitcher George Herman Ruth made he first appearance for the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox played the Cleveland Indians defeating them 4-3. In 1914 Babe Ruth would appear in 4 games starting 3 of them. He pitched 23 innings, with a […]

The Day the Music Died?

By | Feb 3, 2017

It really wasn’t the day that the music died, although it may have been the end of an era. On that day three of Rock and Roll’s young stars (Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. Richardson, the Big Bopper) were involved in an early morning plane crash. The day was February 3, 1959 and happened […]

Freezer Bowl

By | Jan 10, 2017

As most of the United States is frozen we are going to look back on a football game that was played in cold weather. The Cincinnati Bengals hosted the San Diego Chargers in the AFC Championship game on January 10, 1982. The game has been called the Freezer Bowl with air temperatures at -9 with […]

I Don’t Like Mondays

By | Jan 29, 2016

On Monday January 29, 1979 the day was starting as usual for Cleveland Elementary School in San Diego, California. Then all of a sudden shots rang out. They were coming from the house across the street. During the 6 hour shooting spree and standoff Principal Burton Wragg and head custodian Mike Suchar were killed. Eight […]

Will Chicago Win the World Series as Predicted by Back to the Future.

By | Oct 20, 2015

According to the movie Back to The Future II, the Chicago Cubs win the World Series in 2015. While this still can happen, although as I am writing this the Cubs are behind New York to win this year’s pennant, part of this prediction can not come true since it also said they defeated the […]

Ruth Hits 500

By | Aug 11, 2013

The New York Yankees and the Cleveland Indians were playing a ball game in Cleveland on August 11, 1929. In the game Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig hit home runs. For Gehrig it was his 27th of the season. For Ruth it was his 500th in his career, becoming the first person to reach a […]

The First Base Ball All-Star Game

By | Jul 6, 2013

Until 1933 the only time that Baseball’s National League faced the American League was in the World Series. That changed on July 6, 1933, at Chicago’s Comiskey Park when players from the two leagues came together to play the first All-Star Game. This first All-Star Game was held as part of the 1933 World’s Fair […]

The Baseball Hall of Fame

By | Jun 12, 2013

It was on June 12, 1939 that the Baseball Hall of Fame opened in Cooperstown, New York. Why Cooperstown? At the time it was thought that Cooperstown was the birthplace of Baseball with Abner Doubleday inventing the game. Using this claim hotel owner Stephen Carlton Clark opened the Hall as a way to bring tourists […]

The Streak Begins

By | Jun 1, 2013

One June 1, 1925 a young ball player for the New York Yankees pinch-hit for shortstop Pee Wee Wanninger. Little did anyone know, especially Lou Gehrig, that he would play in 2130 consecutive games before a disease that would carry his name would cause him to sit down. It’s always thought that he played his […]

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