1930s Baseball

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Ted Williams Hid His Mexican Heritage

Ted Williams was a superstar in the 1940s and 1950s, however, at first his Mexican heritage was a...

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Lefty O’Doul deserves Baseball Hall of Fame nod

Of the ten names on the Early Days Era ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame, Lefty O'Doul...

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VIDEO: Earl Averill and Joe Vosmik from 1934 Indians

In this extremely rare video, Cleveland outfielders Earl Averill and Joe Vosmik discuss the upcoming season.

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The shameful accusation that clouded Lou Gehrig when he retired from the Yankees

Less than a year after he was forced to leaved baseball due to illness, Lou Gehrig's legacy was...

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The shy ballplayer who hit an unthinkable 67 doubles in one season

No one scans the backs of baseball cards anymore. They stare at a player's Baseball Reference page. If...

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Babe Ruth takes batting practice at the Polo Grounds, 1935

This remarkable photo shows Babe Ruth taking batting practice at the Polo Grounds in New York on April...

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Remembering Bobby Doerr: The last link to Depression Era baseball

The oldest Hall of Famer passed away today, leaving behind a legion of fans despite having played his...

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Baseball’s Pudgy Pitchers: Long before Big Sexy there was Fat Freddie

Long before Bartolo Colon was turning heads with his wide ass, soft belly, and large frame, there were...

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VIDEO: One of Babe Ruth’s last games, in 1935 with the Braves

At spring training in Bradenton in 1935, Babe Ruth didn't see any point in going north with the...

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O’Doul’s exclusion from Hall of Fame ballot is a mistake

Next month in Nashville, the National Baseball Hall of Fame will announce the results of voting for the...

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Pirates batting champ Paul Waner endorsed Louisville Slugger bats

A vintage Louisville Slugger advertisement featuring Paul Waner, batting champ.

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Most underrated players of the 1930s

Many consider the 1950s to be the Golden Era of baseball, but the 1930s shouldn't be overlooked. The...

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VIDEO: Bob Feller’s Hall of Fame pitching delivery

Rare video of Bob Feller's pitching delivery.

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Feller was great pitcher, greater American

When a much different America suffered its "9/11" moment, Bob Feller - the best pitcher in baseball -...

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Nine things you didn’t know about Bob Feller

Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller died on December 15, 2010, after living an amazing life that included...

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Remembering Cecil Travis on Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a day to remember and thank those who have sacrificed so much for our country....

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Chuck Klein’s incredible 1930 season

When we think of the greatest hitting seasons ever, we think first of the players who set the...

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The hit that won the Tigers first World Series title

On October 2, 1935, J. Edgar Hoover, America’s wildly famous FBI agent, was in the stands at Navin...

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Chick Hafey’s batting rampage of 1931

When Charles “Chick” Hafey first caught Branch Rickey’s eye in the spring of 1923, it was a case...