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 NetShrine - Interesting items from the mailbag.
It was once said that every boy builds a shrine to some baseball hero, and before that shrine, a candle always burns.
Within these papers were baseball schedules/book, 1890 Morse's Baseball Book, 1893 "The Press, NY National League Schedule", and "1893 Gutta Percha Baseball Score Card/Schedule".
However, Pinson's lifetime average is.033 points better than the overall league(s) he played in (I only added the specific league he was playing in into the total), whereas Carey's is only.014 points better.
www.netshrine.com /mailbag.html

  
 Latin Americans in the Major Leagues - Latino Legends in Sports
June, 2000 -- Ever since the beginning of the 1900's, Latinos have made great contributions to the sport of baseball.
In the 80's and 90's, Latino baseball players in the Major Leagues have risen into stardom with their excellence and dominance in practically every aspects of the game.
Increasing the amount of Latinos in management positions while ensuring a fair shot at it will be a tough challenge for Latinos in baseball.
www.latinosportslegends.com /LatinsinMLB_2000.htm   (500 words)

  
 Negro League Baseball Caps
Officially licensed by the Surviving Players of the Negro League 1900-1950.
The cap worn by the Negro League players in the early 1900's.
The same cap worn by Negro League players in the early 1900's.
www.houseofnubian.com /IBS/SimpleCat/Shelf/ASP/Hierarchy/000E01/pg/2.html   (467 words)

  
 The Ballplayers BaseballLibrary.com
Besides his numerous articles on baseball and other sports in The Sporting News, Baseball Digest, Sports Heritage, The Main Event, and several newspapers, he is the co-author, with Dick Bartell, of "Rowdy Richard," A Firsthand Account of the National League Baseball Wars of the 1930s and the Men Who Fought Them (1987).
Besides articles in SABR publications and in the Yankees' Program and 1987 Yearbook, he has written The Yankee Encyclopedia, Day by Day in New York Yankees History, 50 Years of Yankee All-Stars, and Explosion!
Davids served in the USAF in 1944-46 and was a U.S. government official from 1951 to 1981.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/authors.stm   (467 words)

  
 get that 'negro' off the field!
The growth of Negro League baseball between the years 1900 and 1920 is analogous to the demographic changes of the Great Migration: black Americans moved in large numbers to the Northern cities and their urbanization yielded new and varied cultural expressions.
With the racist baseball commissioner Judge Landis having died in 1944, the stage was set for Branch Rickey, the enigmatic head of the Brooklyn Dodgers franchise, to desegregate the national pastime.
Baseball is America's National pastime- although it is played worldwide, its immense popularity since its inception around 1840 has placed it in the forefront of all American sport activities.
www.webcom.com /~blessed/html/negro1.html   (2563 words)

  
 HoustonChronicle.com - The Sports Century - 1900 - 1934
In 1913, after reports that he had played two summers of minor-league baseball for pay, Thorpe was barred from college sports and future Olympics and made to return his gold medals.
It was fitting that the first pitch in the first World Series was thrown by Cy Young, the man who became the winningest pitcher in baseball history.
Johnson, who was born in Galveston in 1878, was regarded as the best fighter in the sport from 1905 through 1915.
www.chron.com /content/chronicle/millennium/sportscentury/00-34.html   (1599 words)

  
 Connie Mack, HOF baseball executive/manager, Philadelphia A's 1900-1950 December 22 in History
Connie Mack, HOF baseball executive/manager, Philadelphia A's 1900-1950 December 22 in History
Connie Mack, HOF baseball executive/manager, Philadelphia A's 1900-1950
www.brainyhistory.com /events/1862/december_22_1862_55145.html   (33 words)

  
 eBay — Sports Mem, Cards Fan Shop, Authenticator Pre-Certified and Autographs-Original items on eBay.com
Or add an authentic MLB baseball, basketball jersey, hockey puck or golf ball to your sports memorabilia collection.
Find a bobblehead of your favorite sports team player including Barry Bonds, Peyton Manning, Amare Stoudemier and Tiger Woods.
eBay Sports Memorabilia, Cards & Fan Shop has authentic autographs, baseball cards, sports souvenirs, and sports memorabilia.
sports-cards.listings.ebay.com /Non-Graded_Pre-1900_W0QQfclZ3QQfcoZ1...   (303 words)

  
 ESPN.com: OLY - IOC recommends baseball, softball to be dropped
Golf, which was in the Olympics in 1900 and 1904, was proposed for inclusion in the Atlanta Games but was blocked because of controversy over the membership policy of the Augusta National club, which has no women members.
Rugby was played in the Olympics in 1900, 1908 1920 and 1924.
The baseball park was full for all the games we played in Sydney.
espn.go.com /oly/news/2002/0828/1423814.html   (303 words)

  
 Golf, rugby union in the frame for Olympics - theage.com.au
Golf, an Olympic sport in 1900 and 1904, was proposed for 1996 in Atlanta, but the idea was dropped after questions about the racial and gender make-up of the Augusta National Golf Club.
Watson said one of the criticisms of Olympic tennis, baseball and soccer was that it was not the best of the best as other events had pre-eminence.
The International Olympic Committee's program commission recommended on Wednesday that baseball, softball and modern pentathlon be eliminated from the Olympics.
www.theage.com.au /articles/2002/08/29/1030508098175.html   (506 words)

  
 Serebella: Article - National League
The term National League generally refers to the organization more properly referred to as the National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, the older (founded on February 2, 1876) of the two leagues constituting Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada.
National League Championship Series (NLCS) There are also the National Hockey League, the major league of ice hockey in the United States and Canada, and the National Football League, the major league of American football.
National League System Cup 2003-2004 A competition for leagues at level 4 in the National League System.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-National_League.html   (506 words)

  
 Fantasy Soccer, Fantasy Football, Online Fantasy Games.com - Soccer Fantasy Premiership Soccer
The Official Rules of Major League Baseball: 2004 (Official Rules of Major League Baseball)
Football Shorts : 1,001 of the Game's Funniest One-Liners
The American Football Almanac: The Official Handbook of the History and Records of the National Football League
www.onlinefantasygames.com /menu/Football3.php   (506 words)

  
 Base Ball History - A quick synopsis
Baseball clubs, located mainly in northern and mid-western towns and cities, served the recreational interests of America's growing centers of commerce and industry.
Moreover, baseball's surging popularity was enhanced by books, songs, and theatrical skits; among the latter, Ernest Thayer's poem "Casey at the Bat" was performed thousands of times by monologist De Wolfe Hopper before a generation of vaudeville audiences.
Baseball's Golden Age ended in 1890 when organized players challenged club owners over such issues as the reserve clause and the salary limitation plan.
www.freights-depot.com /aboutvbb/history.htm   (506 words)

  
 Ripken Baseball
RMD has been working with local baseball enthusiasts in Smithfield, Virginia to develop a premier youth baseball complex as part of an activity center located in Isle of Wight County, Virginia.
SRA is a public Section 501 (c) (3) charitable association that provides a baseball and/or softball experience to local Smithfield area children ranging in ages from 5-16 years.
The vision for this project is to create a state-of-the-art playing field and surrounding stadium that incorporates the feel of the historic RF & P railway that carried passengers from Richmond to Washington, DC in late 1800’s and early 1900’s.
ripkenbaseball.com /management/youth   (506 words)

  
 get that 'negro' off the field!
The growth of Negro League baseball between the years 1900 and 1920 is analogous to the demographic changes of the Great Migration: black Americans moved in large numbers to the Northern cities and their urbanization yielded new and varied cultural expressions.
Baseball is America's National pastime- although it is played worldwide, its immense popularity since its inception around 1840 has placed it in the forefront of all American sport activities.
With the racist baseball commissioner Judge Landis having died in 1944, the stage was set for Branch Rickey, the enigmatic head of the Brooklyn Dodgers franchise, to desegregate the national pastime.
www.webcom.com /~blessed/html/negro1.html   (2563 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Baseball Mogul 2003: Computer & Video Games
Baseball Mogul begins in any year you choose, from 1900 to 2003 with the full roster of your favorite team.
Baseball Mogul 2003 puts you in charge of an entire baseball franchise-- you're in charge of every aspect of your favorite Major League Baseball team!
Baseball Mogul is designed to help you manage your team over many simulated years.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00006AMBL?v=glance   (1671 words)

  
 Southern League (baseball) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A new league, the Southern Association, was formed in 1900, consisting of twelve teams.
The Southern League is a minor league baseball league which operates in the Southern United States.
The original league was formed in 1885, but it had to shut down in 1899.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Southern_League_(baseball)   (122 words)

  
 H-Net Review: Jeff Powers-Beck on Middle Innings: A Documentary History of Baseball, 1900-1948
Middle Innings: A Documentary History of Baseball, 1900-1948.
Documentary histories--largely compilations of vintage newspaper articles--are not for every sports fan, and not even for every historically-minded baseball fan.
Among the many subjects are the formation of the American League, the first World Series games, the maverick Federal League, the Black Sox scandal, the first radio broadcasts, the teams of the Negro Leagues, the institution of the Hall of Fame, the first night games, war-time play, and the racial integration of baseball.
www.h-net.org /reviews/showrev.cgi?path=18254930662370   (122 words)

  
 SportingNews.com Fantasy Source - Baseball : Slide of the Yankees shocks New York
Much of New York was shocked by Tuesday night's loss, which matched the biggest post-1900 shutout margin in the major leagues.
"I've got cable problems in my apartment right now," New York's captain said Wednesday, a day after the most one-sided defeat in the 101-year history of baseball's winningest team.
SportingNews.com Fantasy Source - Baseball : Slide of the Yankees shocks New York
fantasy.sportingnews.com /baseball/articles/20040901/563989.html   (122 words)

  
 Baseball Mogul 2006 demo - User reviews and free download at Download.com
Cons: Baseball Mogul 2007 will be out in a couple of months
Also you can play in past years from 1900-2004.
Pros: Great game for baseball fans that would like to control their favorite team.
www.download.com /Baseball-Mogul-2006-demo/3640-7437_4-10380043.html   (163 words)

  
 TheDeadballEra.com :: BAD TO THE BONE: JOHN McGRAW
McGraw began his managing career as the Orioles' player-manager, but when Baltimore was deleted from the NL in 1900 he was sold along with two other players to St. Louis for $15,000, where he batted.344 in only 99 games.
McGraw to his players and "Mugsy" to his enemies, he applied the tactics of the old Orioles, the tactics of inside baseball, the hit-and-run, the stolen base, the scientific game to achieve success.
John McGraw was a fiery, hard-hitting third baseman for the Baltimore Orioles in the 1890's, one of the most notorious teams in Major League history.
www.thedeadballera.com /BadBoneMcGraw.html   (989 words)

  
 Major League Baseball - Wikipedia
This structure and the major league ownership of minor league baseball is possible because of an 1922 court decision in which baseball was ruled a local affair and not interstate commerce subject to antitrust law, an exemption which does not apply to other sports.
Some researchers contend that the National Association[?] (1871-1875), the Negro Leagues (primarily during the years from 1921-1946), and the first year of the American League (1900) deserve consideration as major leagues due to the caliber of player and the level of play exhibited.
At the time of writing the Commissioner of Baseball, Bud Selig, has often floated the idea of further expansion and realignment of the major leagues.
wikipedia.findthelinks.com /ma/Major_League_Baseball.html   (989 words)

  
 Major League Baseball - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch
Major League Baseball is governed by the Major League Constitution, an agreement that has undergone several incarnations since 1920, with the most recent revisions being made in 2001.
More specifically, Major League Baseball ("MLB") refers to the entity that operates North America's two top leagues, the National League and the American League, by means of a joint organizational structure which has existed between them since 1920.
Some researchers contend that the National Association (1871-1875), the Negro Leagues (primarily during the years from 1921-1946), and the first year of the American League (1900) deserve consideration as major leagues due to the caliber of player and the level of play exhibited.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /major_league_baseball.htm   (1152 words)

  
 Chicago Cubs LEGENDS
He was a professional baseball player who played for the Chicago Cubs from 1900-1908 and 1910-1911, Boston Braves 1911-1912 and the Cincinnati Reds 1913.
He was an American baseball player who is still remembered as one of the finest second basemen of all time.
Lee Arthur Smith: Smith was born on 4th December 1957 in Shreveport, Louisiana.
www.geocities.com /chicagooo4/legends.html   (623 words)

  
 Negro League Baseball Caps
From 1916 through 1941 the Baltimore Black Sox club was a mainstay in black baseball participating in four leagues (Eastern Colored League, American Negro League, East-West League, and Negro National League).
The cap worn by the Negro League players in the early 1900's.
www.houseofnubian.com /IBS/SimpleCat/Shelf/ASP/Hierarchy/000E01/pg/1.html   (471 words)

  
 Major League Baseball - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch
Major League Baseball is governed by the Major League Constitution, an agreement that has undergone several incarnations since 1920, with the most recent revisions being made in 2001.
Some researchers contend that the National Association (1871 - 1875), the Negro Leagues (primarily during the years from 1921 - 1946), and the first year of the American League (1900) deserve consideration as major leagues due to the caliber of player and the level of play exhibited.
More specifically, Major League Baseball ("MLB") refers to the entity that operates North America's two top leagues, the National League and the American League, by means of a joint organizational structure which has existed between them since 1920.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /major_league_baseball.htm   (471 words)

  
 Jimmy Ryan (baseball player) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
James Edward "Jimmy" Ryan (February 11, 1863 - October 26, 1923), nicknamed "Pony", was a National League baseball player for the Chicago teams White Stockings (1885-89), Pirates (1890), Colts (1892-97) and Orphans (1898-1900), and for the Washington Senators in the American League (1902-03).
Ryan enjoyed his best season in 1888, leading the league in home runs (16), hits (182), doubles (33), total bases (283) and slugging percentage (.515), and also was second in batting average (.332), runs (115) and extra base hits (59).
Jimmy Ryan died in Chicago, Illinois at age of 60.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jimmy_Ryan_(baseball_player)   (471 words)

  
 Harry Wright The BASEBALL Page
Wright did as much to establish baseball as a viable professional sport as anyone in history.
He managed at the pro level for a quarter of a century, all before the 1900.
www.thebaseballpage.com /past/pp/wrightharry   (471 words)

  
 Wright & Ditson wood tennis rackets, books, antiques & collectibles
Al Spalding, A. Reach and George Wright all played for Boston's National League baseball team in 1877.
These 3 athletes and business men were all key players in the early sporting goods and athletic apparel in the late 1800's and early 1900's.
Wright & Ditson company was founded in 1871 and was bought by Spalding in 1891, however the name was continued on tennis rackets & balls till into the 1940's.
www.woodtennis.com /WaD   (471 words)

  
 Baseball record
23 (based on The Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball); The Sporting News Baseball Register, 1948 Edition.
For Oshkosh and some 1900 statistics: Joseph M. Overfield, 100 Seasons of Buffalo Baseball.
Sources: The Baseball Encyclopedia (New York: Macmillan, 1990); David S. Neft, Richard M. Cohen, and Jordan Deutsch, The Complete All-Time Pro Baseball Register (New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1979), p.
www.dummyhoy.com /statistics/scorecard/records.html   (471 words)

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