WORLD SERIES HISTORY-1908

WORLD SERIES HISTORY-1908 The fourth official World Series marked the third consecutive postseason championship appearance of the Chicago Cubs. After losing to their cross town rivals, the White Sox in 1906, the reigning National League champs made amends by sweeping...

TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY-MARCH 26

TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY-MARCH 26 1936       Two future Hall of Famers ink modest contracts with their respective teams. The Tigers sign Hank Greenberg for $20,000, and Red Ruffing comes to terms with the Yankees for $12,000. 1951       During a spring exhibition...

TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY-MARCH 25

  1910       Hugh Chalmers, the president of the Chalmers Motor Car Company of Detroit, announces his Model 30, one of the most luxurious autos of its day, will be awarded to the player with the highest batting average this season. The prize will lead to...

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PREVIEW: BALTIMORE ORIOLES

  2019 RECORD: 54-108 MANAGER: MIKE ELIAS FIVE YEAR WINNING TREND: 2015: 81 2016: 89 2017: 75 2018: 47 2019: 54   The Orioles remain in a re-build mode following another 100+ losing season. They have little salary to spend on free agents or the ability to...

TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY

1933       Babe Ruth, who made $75,000 last season, takes a $23,000 pay cut, a decrease which is indicative of the depression era. The 38 year-old Yankee slugger remains productive, batting .301, hitting 34 home runs, and driving in 103 runs for the second-place club...

2020 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PREDICTIONS

If the baseball season is played this summer it will be much shorter than expected because of the Coronavirus. MLB officials are waiting to see when and if they can play. If they do we have found a couple of publications that have made their predictions, Sports...