1940s Baseball

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How good was Quincy Trouppe?

How good was negro leagues catcher Quincy Trouppe?

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Willie Wells is One of the Greatest Shortstops You’ve Never Heard Of

Hall of Fame shortstop Willie Wells was probably every bit as great at hitting a baseball as Rogers...

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Lou Boudreau Proved Bill Veeck Wrong

Lou Boudreau may have had the greatest season a shortstop ever had. He's the man who perfected the...

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Nine Things You Didn’t Know About Jackie Robinson

Nine Things You Probably Didn't Know About Jackie Robinson

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Ferris Fain: 1952 Bowman Baseball Card

Who was Ferris Fain, the two-time batting champion?

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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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PHOTO: Ted Williams picks out his lumber at Louisville Slugger

Ted Williams liked to select the lumber for his bats, which is why he's shown here in Kentucky...

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Did Lou Boudreau have the greatest season ever?

In addition to his many accomplishments, Hall of Fame status, and ranking among the 100 Greatest Shortstops ever,...

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VIDEO: Warren Spahn talks about his experiences in World War II

When he was 21 years old, after only two starts in the big leagues, Warren Spahn enlisted in...

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The Walking Eddie’s: A Patient Infield That Never Was

"Walking is man's best medicine." — Hippocrates For a long time walks in baseball were considered a mistake,...

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The smog that strangled Stan Musial’s hometown of Donora, Pennsylvania

What would it take for a small town with a population under 10,000 to be known for something...

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Yankees won flag by beating Red Sox on final Sunday of regular season in 1949

29 years before Bucky Dent would become famous for his home run to beat the Red Sox in...

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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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The duel of the century: Feller vs. Newhouser

Neither the Cleveland Indians nor the Detroit Tigers had any chance to win the pennant when they met...

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When Hank Greenberg hit his 300th homer

Thanks to a mistake by the Washington catcher, Tiger slugger Hank Greenberg was able to deposit this baseball...

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Bill Veeck’s “Night to end all nights”

Those who work in baseball for a living are fond of saying that without the fans there wouldn’t...

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Frick made huge impact on game of baseball

Few Hall of Famers forged as diverse a career in baseball as Ford Christopher Frick, who was instrumental...

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Ted Williams’ walk-off homer in 1941 All-Star Game

Today we would call what Ted Williams did in the 1941 All-Star Game a walk-off home run. But...

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Remembering Jackie Robinson

When Robinson took the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947, he blazed a trail for...