Monthly Archives: November 2014

1916 World Series Revisited Red Sox vs Robins-Games 3 & 4

10/10/1916 @ Ebbetts Field Carl Mays vs Jack Coombs Robins Beat Mays For 1st Win In Series Ivy Olson’s full name is Ivan Massie Olson The Robins jumped on Carl Mays for 3 runs in the 1st inning thanks to … Continue reading

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1916 World Series Revisited Red Sox vs Robins Games 1&2

10/7/1916 @ Braves Field Ernie Shore vs Rube Marquard Red Sox Pound Robins To Take Game 1 Ernie Shore was traded to the Yankees in 1918 in a deal that included pitcher Slim Love. The Red Sox feasted on Robins … Continue reading

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1916 World Series Revisited Brooklyn Robins vs Boston Red Sox

1916 Brooklyn Robins(Yes, they are checkered uniforms. I wrote about them here.)   The 1916 Brooklyn Robins were led by Mgr. Wilbert Robinson. Their 94–60 record put them 2.5 up on the defending NL Champion Philadelphia Phillies. This was their … Continue reading

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Baseball And The Saturday Evening Post August 30,1930

“Arguing The Call” By Alan Foster 8/30/1930 This is the 4th baseball themed cover by Alan Foster, and I think he’s captured a moment that every Little League player, and sandlot player has experienced more than once. Whether playing in … Continue reading

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1915 World Series Revisited Phillies vs Red Sox Game #6

10/14/1915 @ Baker Bowl Dutch Leonard vs  Pete Alexander Red Sox Rally Late To Capture 2nd World Series Revisited Title Harry Hooper holds the Red Sox record with 130 triples, and surprisingly his 300 stolen bases is a Red Sox … Continue reading

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1915 World Series Revisited Phillies vs Red Sox

10/13/1925 @ Baker Bowl Rube Foster vs Erskine Mayer Deadball Era Slugfest Nets Red Sox A Win Bert Niehoff managed the South Bend Blue Sox in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. A combined 16 runs scored in the 1st … Continue reading

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