Category: Baseball


What is baseball’s “modern era”?

The start of the 20th century might not seem particularly modern–after all, there were only 45 states in the Union, hardly anyone owned a car (the Model ...
Who invented baseball?

Who invented baseball?

You may have heard that a young man named Abner Doubleday invented the game known as baseball in Cooperstown, New York, during the summer of 1839. ...
Shoeless Joe Jackson

Did Shoeless Joe Jackson conspire to throw the 1919 World Series?

With the third-highest career batting average in Major League Baseball history (.356), Joseph Jefferson “Shoeless Joe” Jackson would certainly be a ...