Louise Smith, widow of Hilton Smith, has passed away at the age of 98 years old.
Imagine yourself back in 1953 in Philadelphia. You are on the mound for your major league debut, and you walk out to a thunderous boo.
The development of sabermetrics has changed how we analyze and discuss baseball.
When the historic meeting to form the Negro National League took place in Kansas City in February, 1920, seven owners of teams collaborated with sportswriters, legal advisers and other influential community leaders. What they created was the premier league in which blacks would showcase their talents, generate economic opportunity, and eventually earn entrance to the segregated major leagues. At that meeting, every face in the group...
Buck O’Neil said the 1942 Kansas City Monarchs might have been the best professional baseball team ever. That fact is hard to argue.