Archive for March 2020

Almost a century ago, baseball marriages were a subject of fascination in the press.

How an obscure pitcher dealt with the umpire who took away his greatest accomplishment.

Thanksgiving and America’s Pastime mesh surprisingly well.

A tale of Kid Canada and the short-lived Pearson Cup.

Considering three recent books on World Series championship teams.

A discussion of honor culture can reveal the psychological aspects of some of baseball’s unwritten rules.

In the quiet idyll of Nantucket Island, a grandfather and grandson are connected by the Red Sox.

Baseball foes oddly mirror their same-named political counterparts.

An otherwise inconsequential evening proved to be quite important for this man.

The end of Bo Schembechler’s Tigers tenure didn’t go much better than its beginning.