The Major League Baseball “All-Star Game” started off as a gimmick, and remains a gimmick eighty-three years later. The first “gimmick,” if you will, was played in Chicago at Comiskey Park. Neither American nor National League owners ever thought about […]
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Two weeks after opening day, Major League Baseball will hold its annual Jackie Robinson day celebration, the 67 years after he broke the color barrier. There are very few people still around from 1947 who can talk about Robinson and the […]
Baseball historians normally don’t point to October 1, 1967 as a consequential date in Major League Baseball history but in retrospect that date was a turning point. It was the day the Kansas City Athletics, or A’s, played the franchise’s […]