He was unlike any other baseball star in America, a blond-haired boy from the heartland whose raw power and mythical purity made him a hero
A curious story of religion, sex, and baseball grew out of a long-forgotten postcard among her grandmother’s belongings.
Veeck changed baseball forever, integrating the American League in 1949 and creating a variety of stunts and promotions to bring more fans to the stadium.
He was a lieutenant in the Army of the United States: he saw no reason to sit in the back of the bus
In baseball's earliest years, players beaned baserunners and often had to flout town laws prohibiting the game
The pitcher with the unhittable fireball deserves as much credit for breaking baseball’s color barrier as Jackie Robinson
Just as the year changed the nation, so its World Series changed American sports
BASEBALL WAS PLAYED FOR THIRTY YEARS BEFORE ANYONE THOUGHT ABOUT FINDING A WAY TO PROTECT PLAYERS’ FINGERS
WHAT HAPPENED when a historian largely indifferent to the subject set out to write the script for Ken Burns’s monumental new documentary
A lifelong baseball fan recalls his early days and explains the rewards of abject loyalty
Forget football, basketball, and all the other sports that are artificially regulated by the clock. Only baseball can truly reveal our national character. Only baseball can light our path to the future.
It was a hundred years ago, and the game has changed a good deal since then. But there are plenty of people who still hold that cranky old Hoss Radbourn was the finest that ever lived.
… illuminated by the hand-tinted slides that helped make it a hit
A portfolio of rare photographs recalls baseball’s rough-and-tumble vintage era
Abner Doubleday had an eventful life, but as far as we know, he never gave a thought to the game with which his name is so firmly linked
The classic American baseball poem might have vanished if not for an actor's impromptu performance.
Foul was fair, and fair foul, when eight players of the championship White Sox conspired with gamblers to throw the 1919 World Series
Baseball’s rules and rituals are much as they were fifty years ago and anything to win still goes.