Category Archives: Sports

The Bloomers: Baseball’s Barnstorming Women

The Bloomer Girls didn’t always win, but they filled the ball parks wherever they played.
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Segregating Baseball: Little Giants and White Stockings

The 1887 exhibition game that defined race relations in baseball. Continue reading

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One and Done: The Newark Peppers

A relocated team in an outlaw league playing in a city never considered major league. Continue reading

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The History of College Basketball Happened Here

The Palestra has hosted more college basketball games than any other facility. Continue reading

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Of Cults, Baseball and Equal Rights: Pt. 3, Barnstorming Montana

The Kansas City Monarchs and House of David baseballers come to town. Continue reading

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Of Cults, Baseball and Equal Rights: Pt. 2, The World Series of the West

An integrated baseball tournament in a segregated age. Continue reading

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Of Cults, Baseball and Equal Rights: Pt. 1, St. Louis Cardinals vs. House of David

When a 19-year old female pitcher took the mound against a team with eight future Hall of Famers. Continue reading

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Dogs Love Baseball

or maybe it’s just the hot dogs Continue reading

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Sportswriters Speaking Out About Athletes Who Don’t

Montclair Literary Festival panel discusses sports and social protest Continue reading

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Sunday Polo

On the 60th anniversary of the Eldorado Polo Club. Continue reading

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