Monthly Archives: January 2012

A History of Baseball in 100 Objects- #2

This is a list of objects in no particular order that define baseball’s history. They will encompass the entire history of the game up until 1994(The year they took the game away) and will be chosen due to their importance … Continue reading

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Ross Barnes-19th Century Star

Charles Roscoe Barnes B-5/8/1850  Mount Morris, IllinoisD-2/5/1915  Chicago, Illinois When the National Association was formed, Harry Wright signed Ross Barnes to play for his Boston Red  Stockings in 1871. He began his Major League career at the age of 21 … Continue reading

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A History Of Baseball in 100 Objects- #1

This is a list of objects in no particular order that define baseball’s history. They will encompass the entire history of the game up until 1994(The year they took the game away) and will be chosen due to their importance … Continue reading

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Guy Hecker- A Baseball Contradiction

Guy Hecker played 9 seasons(1882-1890) of baseball, primarily with the American Association Louisville Eclipse/Colonels. He was a 20 game loser 4 straight seasons from 1883-1886. Just terrible right? Not really. He also won 136 games over that span, compiling a … Continue reading

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A History of Baseball in 100 Objects

I just started reading The History of the World in 100 Objects by Neil MacGregor. This book has selected one hundred man-made artifacts, located in the British Museum, each of which represents a significant turning point in human civilization, and … Continue reading

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream……About Baseball

SCENE: A hot summer day in the early 1970’s in Charlotte, North Carolina. An old man sits in an old wooden rocker drinking iced tea. Three small children ages 7,8, and 10 sit with their legs crossed on the floor … Continue reading

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Bobby Clack-Baseball Pioneer

  All Hail Bobby Clack, a true pioneer in the game of baseball. What’s that? You never heard of the guy. Well it’s high time you did. Bobby Clack was known as Gentlemanly Bob to probably just his team mates. … Continue reading

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Baseball Revisited 2.0

Welcome to the reincarnation of the Baseball Revisited blog. The 1st incarnation was originally set up as a World Series replay blog, but it slowly morphed into other areas of baseball history. The process of setting up a replay however … Continue reading

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