Tag Archives: baseball

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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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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A Few Curious Bits of Baseball History

Play Ball exhibit at History Colorado Center Continue reading

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

buy me some peanuts and an over-priced hat… Continue reading

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14 Reasons to Love Minor League Baseball

Bring your dog, catch a ball, and do the YMCA. Continue reading

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