CATEGORY: Baseball
Hot Springs, Grapefruits and the Babe: A History of Spring Training
March 1, 2017

From the resort town that started it all to the astounding feat of strength by a legend of the sport, here are four stories you might not know about the origin of spring training. Read More

Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians: A History Time Capsule
October 25, 2016

In honor of this historic matchup, we take a look back at what was going on in the country—and the world—the last time each of these two teams took home the title. Read More

Joe DiMaggio’s Record-Breaking-Hitting Streak
July 15, 2016

In 1941, legendary New York Yankees slugger "Joltin' Joe" DiMaggio made baseball history by scoring a hit in 56 consecutive games. Read More

The Life of Lou Gehrig
May 31, 2016

Find out more about the legendary first baseman. Read More

The Rubbery History of the Baseball
October 28, 2015

Find out how one of the materials at the core of the baseball—rubber—has influenced the national pastime since its inception. Read More

How a Billy Goat “Cursed” the Chicago Cubs
September 24, 2015

Take a look back at one of baseball fandom’s strangest superstitions. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About Satchel Paige
September 22, 2015

Check out 10 facts about one of baseball’s most legendary showmen. Read More

The Black Sox Baseball Scandal, 95 Years Ago
October 9, 2014

Ninety-five years after players from the Chicago White Sox allegedly threw the 1919 World Series, learn the story behind one of professional baseball’s most notorious scandals. Read More

Major League Baseball Makes Television Debut, 75 Years Ago
August 26, 2014

Professional baseball made history when a game between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Cincinnati Reds was broadcast from New York. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About Babe Ruth
July 11, 2014

On the 100th anniversary of Babe Ruth's major-league debut, learn 10 surprising facts about baseball's biggest icon. Read More