Category Archives: Sports

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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With no baseball season in sight… Try these documentaries

Reviews of Screwball, No-No, the Battered Bastards and more Continue reading

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Remembering Roosevelt Stadium, Jackie Robinson and Johnny Temple

Organized baseball’s color barrier was torn down here. Continue reading

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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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