Category Archives: History

History of the Minors: There’s No Equal Rights in Baseball

Eleanor Engle and the 1952 Harrisburg Senators Continue reading

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History of the Minors: When the Mighty Babe Struck Out in Chattanooga

Jackie Mitchell and the Chattanooga Lookouts Continue reading

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History of the Minors: Was This the Worst Team Ever?

1926 Reading Keystones Continue reading

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History of the Minors: Ty Cobb’s Side Hustle

The New Haven Colonials Continue reading

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A Brief History of Racial and Social Injustice Drawn and Painted

Artists’ views of bigotry, violence and labor unrest in America. Continue reading

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From Germany to New Jersey: Colonial Ironworkers

Long Pond Ironworks State Park and Historic District Continue reading

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The Men Behind the Toppled Statues

Who thought is was a good idea to celebrate the lives of racists, colonialists and slave traders? Continue reading

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How Does Bill Barr Stack Up Against the Worst Attorneys General in U.S. History?

The politics and corruption of America’s top law enforcement officers. Continue reading

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These Guys Were Supreme Court Justices?!!

Bigotry and incompetence on the nation’s highest court. Continue reading

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How I Came to Spend the Pandemic Thinking About Winston Churchill

Reviews of recent works by Candice Millard and Eric Larson Continue reading

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