Monthly Archives: March 2014

1907 World Series Revisited Tigers vs Cubs Game #1

  10/8/1907 @ West Side Grounds Bill Donovan vs Orval Overall Overall Wins Game 1 As Tigers Fail To Get The Big Hit Orval Overall lost 23 games in 1905, and won 23 games in 1907 Trailing 3-1 in the … Continue reading

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The 1907 World Series Cubs vs Tigers

West Side Grounds during the 1907 World Series The Cubs had won 107 games while the Tigers had won 92 during the regular season. The Cubs had by far the better pitching and a smarter more experienced offense. It showed … Continue reading

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Baseball And The Saturday Evening Post June 14, 1913

                                                         “Young Suffragette” By Violet Moore Higgins June 14, 1913   Violet Moore Higgins was born in 1886 in Illinois and was an author and illustrator for many children’s books. This is the 1st baseball illustration by a female and … Continue reading

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Teams Of The 1907 Baseball Revisited World Series.

The Tigers make their 1st  of 3 straight World Series appearances under Manager Hughie Jennings. They battled through most of the season fighting off the Cleveland Naps, Chicago White Sox, and finally the Philadelphia A’s. They bested the A’s by … Continue reading

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Sometimes Baseball Trivia Sucks

Several years ago, while reading Yankee For Life, Bobby Murcer’s biography, released shortly before his death back in 2008, I came across a little trivia nugget. According to the book, the 1st and last hits of Bobby Murcer’s career were … Continue reading

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1906 World Series Revisited Cubs vs White Sox Game #6

10/14/1906 @ South Side Park Mordecai Brown vs Doc White White Sox Win World Series Revisited Championship In Extra Innings. When Doc White died in 1969 at the age of 89, he was the last living player from the 1906 … Continue reading

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Baseball And The Saturday Evening Post October 5, 1912

                                                       “Meal Interrupted” by Leslie Thrasher October 5, 1912 A 2nd straight baseball illustration by Leslie Thrasher; this one captures a moment in every kids life that’s played baseball some place where they shouldn’t have. We’ve all been there. Someone … Continue reading

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1906 World Series Revisited Cubs vs White Sox Game #5

10/13/1906 @ West Side Grounds Ed Reulbach vs Ed Walsh Cubs Embarrassed By White Sox Route Fielder Jones’ 5 rbi in this game is a World Series Revisited record. The Hitless Wonders banged out 10 hits and played flawless defense … Continue reading

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Baseball And The Saturday Evening Post-June 8, 1912

“Conference On The Mound” by Leslie Thrasher- June 8, 1912 Charles Leslie Thrasher(1889-1936) was a prolific illustrator, contributing around 360 magazine covers, 23 for The Saturday Evening Post. This wonderful baseball illustration was his 1st cover, and he was paid … Continue reading

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1906 World Series Revisited White Sox vs Cubs Game #4

  10/12/1906 @ South Side Park Mordecai Brown vs Nick Altrock White Sox Hold Off Cubs To Tie This Series at Two George Davis was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1998. And he rocked a mean ’stache as … Continue reading

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