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In common law jurisdictions, an acquittal certifies that the accused is free from the charge of an offense, as far as the criminal law is concerned.
Albert William Kaline (born December 19, 1934), nicknamed "Mr.
Alvin John "Al" Stump (October 20, 1916 – December 14, 1995), was an American author and sports writer.
Aloysius Joseph "Allan" Travers, aka Rev.
The American Expeditionary Forces (A. E. F., A.E.F. or AEF) was a formation of the United States Army on the Western Front of World War I. The AEF was established on July 5, 1917, in France under the command of Gen.
The American League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the American League (AL), is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball (MLB) in the United States and Canada.
Anniston is a city in Calhoun County in the state of Alabama.
Arbitration, a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), is a way to resolve disputes outside the courts.
In baseball, an at bat (AB) or time at bat is a batter's turn batting against a pitcher.
Atherton is an incorporated town in San Mateo County, California, United States.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
Augusta, officially Augusta–Richmond County, is a consolidated city-county on the central eastern border of the U.S. state of Georgia.
George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948) was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935.
Bail is a set of restrictions that are imposed on a suspect while awaiting trial, to ensure they comply with the judicial process.
Byron Bancroft "Ban" Johnson (January 5, 1864 – March 28, 1931) was an American executive in professional baseball who served as the founder and first president of the American League (AL).
A base on balls (BB), also known as a walk, occurs in baseball when a batter receives four pitches that the umpire calls balls, and is in turn awarded first base without the possibility of being called out.
In baseball, base running is the act of running around the bases performed by members of the team at bat.
The Color Line, also known as the Color Barrier, in American baseball excluded players of Black African descent from Major League Baseball and its affiliated Minor Leagues until 1947 (with a few notable exceptions in the 19th century before the line was firmly established).
The first elections to select inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame were held in 1936.
The Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) is a professional association for baseball journalists writing for daily newspapers, magazines and qualifying websites.
A batboy or batgirl in sports is an individual who carries the baseball bats around to a baseball team.
In baseball, a batted ball is any ball that, after a pitch, is contacted by the batter's bat.
Batting average is a statistic in cricket, baseball, and softball that measures the performance of batsmen in cricket and batters in baseball and softball.
In baseball, the batting order or batting lineup is the sequence in which the members of the offense take their turns in batting against the pitcher.
Bend is a city in, and the county seat of, Deschutes County, Oregon, United States.
Bernard Oliver "Benny" Bengough (July 27, 1898 – December 22, 1968) was an American professional baseball player and coach.
William George Evans (February 10, 1884 – January 23, 1956), nicknamed "The Boy Umpire", was an American umpire in Major League Baseball who worked in the American League from 1906 to 1927.
The Black Sox Scandal was a Major League Baseball match fixing incident in which eight members of the Chicago White Sox were accused of intentionally losing the 1919 World Series against the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for money from a gambling syndicate led by Arnold Rothstein.
In finance, a bond is an instrument of indebtedness of the bond issuer to the holders.
Charles "Boss" Schmidt (September 12, 1880 – November 14, 1932) was an American catcher in Major League Baseball who played six seasons with the Detroit Tigers (1906–1911).
The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts.
A bottling company is a commercial enterprise whose output is the bottling of beverages for distribution.
A brain tumor occurs when abnormal cells form within the brain.
Wesley Branch Rickey (December 20, 1881 – December 9, 1965) was an American baseball player and sports executive.
Bright's disease is a historical classification of kidney diseases that would be described in modern medicine as acute or chronic nephritis.
Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.
Buffalo is the second largest city in the state of New York and the 81st most populous city in the United States.
Irving Darius Hadley (July 5, 1904 – February 15, 1963) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher.
A bunt is a special type of offensive technique in baseball or fastpitch softball.
Adrian Constantine Anson (April 17, 1852 – April 14, 1922), nicknamed "Cap" (for "Captain") and "Pop", was a Major League Baseball (MLB) first baseman.
In the United States Army (USA), U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), and U.S. Air Force (USAF), captain (abbreviated "CPT" in the USA and "Capt" in the USMC and USAF) is a company grade officer rank, with the pay grade of O-3.
The Casey Award has been given to the best baseball book of the year since 1983.
Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel (July 30, 1890 – September 29, 1975) was an American Major League Baseball right fielder and manager best known as the manager of both the championship New York Yankees of the 1950s, and later of the hapless expansion New York Mets.
In baseball, a runner is charged, and the fielders involved are credited, with a time caught stealing when the runner attempts to advance or lead off from one base to another without the ball being batted and then is tagged out by a fielder while making the attempt.
Celtic punk is punk rock mixed with traditional Celtic music. The genre was popularized in the 1980s by The Pogues, a band of London Irish punk musicians in London who celebrated their Irish heritage. Celtic punk bands often play covers of traditional Irish, Welsh or Scottish folk and political songs, as well as original compositions.P. Buckley, The Rough Guide to Rock (London: Rough Guides, 2003), p. 798. Common themes in Celtic punk music include politics, culture, religion, drinking and working class pride.
A center fielder, abbreviated CF, is the outfielder in baseball who plays defense in center field – the baseball fielding position between left field and right field.
The ceremonial first pitch is a longstanding ritual of baseball in which a guest of honor throws a ball to mark the end of pregame festivities and the start of the game.
Chalmers Motor Company was an American automobile company located in Detroit, Michigan.
Charles Martin Conlon (November, 1868 – 1945) was an American photographer born in Albany, New York who grew up in the neighboring city of Troy.
Charles Leonard Gehringer (May 11, 1903 – January 21, 1993), nicknamed "The Mechanical Man", was an American Major League Baseball second baseman who played 19 seasons (1924–42) for the Detroit Tigers.
Chaumont is a commune of France, and the capital (or préfecture) of the Haute-Marne department.
The Chemical Corps is the branch of the United States Army tasked with defending against chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) weapons.
Chemical warfare (CW) involves using the toxic properties of chemical substances as weapons.
The Chicago White Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.
Christopher Mathewson (August 12, 1880 – October 7, 1925), nicknamed "Big Six", "The Christian Gentleman", "Matty", and "The Gentleman's Hurler", was a Major League Baseball (MLB) right-handed pitcher who played 17 seasons with the New York Giants.
Clemson University is an American public, coeducational, land-grant and sea-grant research university in Clemson, South Carolina.
The Cleveland Blues was a Major League Baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio that operated in the National League from 1879 to 1884.
The Cleveland Indians are an American professional baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio.
Cobb is a 1994 biopic starring Tommy Lee Jones as the famed baseball player Ty Cobb.
Coca-Cola, or Coke (also Pemberton's Cola at certain Georgian vendors), is a carbonated soft drink produced by The Coca-Cola Company.
In baseball, a complete game (denoted by CG) is the act of a pitcher pitching an entire game without the benefit of a relief pitcher.
Cooperstown is a village in and county seat of Otsego County, New York, United States.
Cornelia is a city in Habersham County, Georgia, United States.
Denton True "Cy" Young (March 29, 1867 – November 4, 1955) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher.
David Elwood "Dave" Rowe (October 9, 1854 – December 9, 1930) was an American Major League Baseball center fielder and manager from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
In baseball, the dead-ball era was the period between around 1900 and the emergence of Babe Ruth as a power hitter in 1919.
The Detroit Tigers are an American professional baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan.
Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period.
Divorce, also known as dissolution of marriage, is the termination of a marriage or marital union, the canceling or reorganizing of the legal duties and responsibilities of marriage, thus dissolving the bonds of matrimony between a married couple under the rule of law of the particular country or state.
A Doctor of Medicine (MD from Latin Medicinae Doctor) is a medical degree, the meaning of which varies between different jurisdictions.
In baseball, a double is the act of a batter striking the pitched ball and safely reaching second base without being called out by the umpire, without the benefit of a fielder's misplay (see error) or another runner being put out on a fielder's choice.
A doubleheader (in the classic sense) is a set of two baseball games played between the same two teams on the same day in front of the same crowd.
Dublin is a city in Laurens County, Georgia, United States.
In baseball, the dugout is a team's bench area and is located in foul territory between home plate and either first or third base.
Hubert Benjamin "Dutch" Leonard, (April 16, 1892 – July 11, 1952) was an American left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who had an 11-year career from 1913 to 1921, and 1924 to 1925.
Editing is the process of selecting and preparing written, visual, audible, and film media used to convey information.
Elmer Glenn Myers (March 2, 1894; York Springs, Pennsylvania – July 29, 1976; Collingswood, New Jersey) was a professional baseball player who played in the Major Leagues primarily as a pitcher from 1915 to 1922.
Emory University Hospital is a 733-bed facility in Atlanta, Georgia, specializing in the care of acutely ill adults.
In baseball statistics, an error is an act, in the judgment of the official scorer, of a fielder misplaying a ball in a manner that allows a batter or baserunner to advance one or more bases or allows an at bat to continue after the batter should have been put out.
Flatfoot 56 is an American Celtic punk band from Chicago, Illinois, that formed in 2000.
Francis Joseph Navin (April 18, 1871 – November 13, 1935) was the principal owner of the Detroit Tigers in Major League Baseball for 27 years, from 1908 to 1935.
Fred Clifford Clarke (October 3, 1872 – August 14, 1960) was a Major League Baseball player from 1894 to and manager from 1897 to 1915.
In professional sports, a free agent is a player who is eligible to sign with any club or franchise; i.e., not under contract to any specific team.
Games played (most often abbreviated as G or GP) is a statistic used in team sports to indicate the total number of games in which a player has participated (in any capacity); the statistic is generally applied irrespective of whatever portion of the game is contested.
General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.
George F. Gore (May 3, 1854 – September 16, 1933), nicknamed "Piano Legs", was an American center fielder in Major League Baseball who played for 14 seasons, eight for the Chicago White Stockings, five for the New York Giants, one for the St. Louis Browns (1892) of the National League (NL), and the New York Giants of the Players' League (1890).
George Harold Sisler (March 24, 1893 – March 26, 1973), nicknamed "Gentleman George" and "Gorgeous George", was an American professional baseball player for 15 seasons, primarily as first baseman with the St. Louis Browns.
Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.
Henry Grantland Rice (November 1, 1880July 13, 1954) was an early 20th-century American sportswriter known for his elegant prose.
Greenville (locally) is the largest city in and the seat of Greenville County, South Carolina, United States.
Gynaecology or gynecology (see spelling differences) is the medical practice dealing with the health of the female reproductive systems (vagina, uterus, and ovaries) and the breasts.
Harold Homer Chase (February 13, 1883 – May 18, 1947), nicknamed "Prince Hal", was a first baseman and manager in Major League Baseball, widely viewed as the best fielder at his position.
Hampden–Sydney College (H-SC) is a liberal arts college for men in Hampden Sydney, Virginia.
Henry Ward Johnson (May 21, 1906 – August 20, 1982) was a pitcher who played in Major League Baseball between the 1925 and 1939 seasons.
Harry Edwin Heilmann (August 3, 1894 – July 9, 1951), nicknamed "Slug" due to his lack of speed, was an American baseball player and radio announcer.
Harry Sterling Wolverton (December 6, 1873 – February 4, 1937), nicknamed "Fighting Harry", was an American professional baseball player.
Hilltop Park was the nickname of a baseball park that stood in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City.
The Brooklyn Dodgers were an American Major League baseball team, active primarily in the National League from 1884 until 1957, after which the club moved to Los Angeles, where it continues its history as the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball originated in New York City as the New York Gothams in 1883 and were known as the New York Giants from 1885 until the team relocated to San Francisco after the season.
The Oakland Athletics, a current Major League Baseball franchise, originated in Philadelphia.
The Washington Senators baseball team was one of the American League's eight charter franchises.
In baseball statistics, a hit (denoted by H), also called a base hit, is credited to a batter when the batter safely reaches first base after hitting the ball into fair territory, without the benefit of an error or a fielder's choice.
In baseball, hit by pitch (HBP) is a situation in which a batter or his clothing or equipment (other than his bat) is struck directly by a pitch from the pitcher; the batter is called a hit batsman (HB).
In baseball, a hitting streak is the number of consecutive official games in which a player appears and gets at least one base hit.
In baseball, a home run (abbreviated HR) is scored when the ball is hit in such a way that the batter is able to circle the bases and reach home safely in one play without any errors being committed by the defensive team in the process.
John Franklin "Home Run" Baker (March 13, 1886 – June 28, 1963) was an American professional baseball player.
Johannes Peter "Honus" Wagner (February 24, 1874 – December 6, 1955), sometimes referred to as "Hans" Wagner, was an American baseball shortstop who played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1897 to 1917, almost entirely for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Hugh Ambrose Jennings (April 2, 1869 – February 1, 1928) was an American professional baseball player, coach and manager from 1891 to 1925.
Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure (HBP), is a long-term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated.
, often referred to mononymously as, is a Japanese professional baseball outfielder.
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.
In baseball, an inside-the-park home run is a play where a batter hits a home run without hitting the ball out of the field of play.
John Dwight Chesbro (June 5, 1874 – November 6, 1931) was a Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher.
Jack Roosevelt Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American professional baseball player who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era.
James Christopher Delahanty (June 20, 1879 – October 17, 1953) was a second baseman in Major League Baseball.
Joseph Paul DiMaggio (November 25, 1914 – March 8, 1999), nicknamed "Joltin' Joe" and "The Yankee Clipper", was an American baseball center fielder who played his entire 13-year career in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees.
Joseph Evans Brown (July 28, 1891 – July 6, 1973) was an American actor and comedian, remembered for his amiable screen persona, comic timing, and enormous elastic-mouth smile.
The John Franklin Cobb House, also known as the Cobb Plantation, is a historic house in rural Cherokee County, North Carolina.
John Dennis McCallum (June 27, 1924 – December 17, 1988) was an American sportswriter and author.
John Thorn (born April 17, 1947) is a sports historian, author, publisher, and cultural commentator.
Joshua Holt Hamilton (born May 21, 1981) is an American former professional baseball outfielder.
Kenesaw Mountain Landis (November 20, 1866 – November 25, 1944) was an American jurist who served as a federal judge from 1905 to 1922 and as the first Commissioner of Baseball from 1920 until his death.
William Jethro "Kid" Gleason (October 26, 1866 – January 2, 1933) was an American Major League Baseball player and manager.
"Line-Up for Yesterday: An ABC of Baseball Immortals" is a poem written by Ogden Nash for the January 1949 issue of SPORT Magazine.
Each season, one American League (AL) team wins the pennant, signifying that they are the league's champion and have the right to play in the World Series against the champion of the National League.
In baseball, a home run is scored when the ball is hit so far that the batter is able to circle all the bases ending at home plate, scoring himself plus any runners already on base, with no errors by the defensive team on the play.
In baseball, a run batted in (RBI) is awarded to a batter for each runner who scores as a result of the batter's action, including a hit, fielder's choice, sacrifice fly, bases loaded walk, or hit by pitch.
Major League Baseball recognizes stolen base leaders in the American League and National League each season.
In baseball, batting average (AVG) is a measure of a batter's success rate in achieving a hit during an at bat.
In baseball, the batting average (BA) is defined by the number of hits divided by at bats.
Below is the list of the 285 Major League Baseball players who have reached the 2,000 hit milestone during their career in MLB.
In baseball statistics, total bases (TBs) is the number of bases a player has gained with hits.
This is a list of Major League Baseball hit records.
The following is a list of notable individual streaks achieved in Major League Baseball.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in North American professional baseball.
In Major League Baseball (MLB), records play an integral part in evaluating a player's impact on the sport.
In baseball, a hit is credited to a batter when he reaches first base – or any subsequent base – safely after hitting a fair ball, without the benefit of an error or a fielder's choice.
Stolen bases were not officially noted in a baseball game's summary until 1886, and it was not until 1888 that it officially earned a place in the box score.
The Los Angeles Sentinel is a weekly African-American-owned newspaper published in Los Angeles, California.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
In 1999, the Major League Baseball All-Century Team was chosen by popular vote of fans.
The Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award (MVP) is an annual Major League Baseball (MLB) award given to one outstanding player in the American League and one in the National League.
The Major League Baseball Players Association (or MLBPA) is the collective bargaining representative for all current Major League Baseball players.
At the end of each Major League Baseball season, the league leaders of various statistical categories are announced.
In baseball, the field manager (commonly referred to as the manager) is the equivalent of a head coach who is responsible for overseeing and making final decisions on all aspects of on-field team strategy, lineup selection, training and instruction.
Mark Anthony Koenig (July 19, 1904 – April 22, 1993) was an American baseball shortstop who played twelve seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB).
The Masters Tournament (usually referred to as simply The Masters, or the U.S. Masters outside of North America) is one of the four major championships in professional golf.
Maurice Morning Wills (born October 2, 1932) is an American former professional baseball player and manager.
A mausoleum is an external free-standing building constructed as a monument enclosing the interment space or burial chamber of a deceased person or people.
The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) opened in Charleston, South Carolina in 1824 as a small private college for the training of physicians.
Melvin Thomas Ott (March 2, 1909 – November 21, 1958), nicknamed "Master Melvin", was an American professional baseball player who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a right fielder for the New York Giants, from through.
Men's Fitness is a men's magazine published by American Media, Inc and founded in the United States in 1987.
Menlo Park is a city at the eastern edge of San Mateo County, in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, in the United States.
Gordon Stanley "Mickey" Cochrane (April 6, 1903 – June 28, 1962), nicknamed "Black Mike", was an American professional baseball player, manager and coach.
A military discharge is given when a member of the armed forces is released from his or her obligation to serve.
Minor League Baseball is a hierarchy of professional baseball leagues in the Americas that compete at levels below Major League Baseball (MLB) and provide opportunities for player development and a way to prepare for the major leagues.
Napoleon Lajoie (Lee Allen in The American League Story -->; September 5, 1874 – February 7, 1959), also known as Larry Lajoie and nicknamed "The Frenchman", was an American professional baseball second baseman and player-manager.
George Napoleon "Nap" Rucker (September 30, 1884 – December 19, 1970) was a left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball for the Brooklyn Superbas/Dodgers/Robins.
Narrows is an unincorporated community in Banks County, Georgia, United States.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an American history museum and hall of fame, located in Cooperstown, New York, and operated by private interests.
The New Georgia Encyclopedia (NGE) is a web-based encyclopedia containing over 2,000 articles about the state of Georgia.
The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx.
Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.
Obstetrics is the field of study concentrated on pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period.
Frederic Ogden Nash (August 19, 1902 – May 19, 1971) was an American poet well known for his light verse, of which he wrote over 500 pieces.
Old-Timers' Day (or Old-Timers' Game) generally refers to a tradition in Major League Baseball of a team, especially the New York Yankees, devoting the early afternoon preceding a weekend late afternoon game to celebrate the baseball-related accomplishments of its former players who have since retired.
In baseball statistics, on-base percentage (OBP; sometimes referred to as on-base average/OBA, as the statistic is rarely presented as a true percentage) is a statistic generally measuring how frequently a batter reaches base.
Oscar Joseph "Ossie" Vitt (January 4, 1890 – January 31, 1963) was a Major League Baseball third baseman and manager in the American League for the Detroit Tigers (1912–1918) and Boston Red Sox (1919–1921).
In baseball, an out occurs when the umpire rules a batter or baserunner out.
An outfielder is a person playing in one of the three defensive positions in baseball or softball, farthest from the batter.
Peter Edward Rose Sr. (born April 14, 1941), also known by his nickname "Charlie Hustle", is an American former professional baseball player and manager.
Philip Francis Rizzuto (September 25, 1917 – August 13, 2007), nicknamed "The Scooter", was an American Major League Baseball shortstop.
The Philadelphia Tribune is the oldest continuously published African-American newspaper in the United States.
In baseball, a pinch hitter is a substitute batter.
A player-coach (also playing coach, captain-coach, or player-manager) is a member of a sports team who simultaneously holds both playing and coaching duties.
Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey.
Prostate cancer is the development of cancer in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system.
Raymond William Schalk (August 12, 1892 – May 19, 1970) was an American professional baseball player, coach, manager and scout.
In some common law nations, a recognizance is a conditional obligation undertaken by a person before a court.
Rogers Hornsby, Sr. (April 27, 1896 – January 5, 1963), nicknamed "The Rajah", was an American baseball infielder, manager, and coach who played 23 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB).
Ronald Wayne Shelton (born September 15, 1945) is an American film director and screenwriter and former minor league baseball infielder.
Roy Campanella (November 19, 1921 – June 26, 1993), nicknamed "Campy", was an American baseball player, primarily as a catcher.
Royston is a city in Franklin, Hart, and Madison counties in the U.S. state of Georgia.
George Edward Waddell (October 13, 1876 – April 1, 1914) was an American southpaw pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB).
In baseball, a run is scored when a player advances around first, second and third base and returns safely to home plate, touching the bases in that order, before three outs are recorded and all obligations to reach base safely on batted balls are met or assured.
A run batted in (RBI), plural runs batted in (RBI or RBIs), is a statistic in baseball and softball that credits a batter for making a play that allows a run to be scored (except in certain situations such as when an error is made on the play).
In baseball, a sacrifice bunt (also called a sacrifice hit) is a batter's act of deliberately bunting the ball, before there are two outs, in a manner that allows a runner on base to advance to another base.
Samuel Earl Crawford (April 18, 1880 – June 15, 1968), nicknamed "Wahoo Sam", was a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds and Detroit Tigers from 1899 to 1917.
Samuel Braxton Gibson (August 5, 1899 – January 31, 1983) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played five seasons with the Detroit Tigers (1926–28), New York Yankees (1930) and New York Giants (1932).
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
The San Francisco Peninsula is a peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area that separates San Francisco Bay from the Pacific Ocean.
Santa Maria is a city near the Southern California coast in Santa Barbara County.
A scholarship is an award of financial aid for a student to further their education.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
Sherwood Robert "Sherry" Magee (August 6, 1884 – March 13, 1929) was an American left fielder in Major League Baseball.
Joseph Jefferson Jackson (July 16, 1887 – December 5, 1951), nicknamed "Shoeless Joe", was an American star outfielder who played Major League Baseball (MLB) in the early 1900s.
Shortstop, abbreviated SS, is the baseball or softball fielding position between second and third base, which is considered to be among the most demanding defensive positions.
In baseball statistics, slugging percentage (SLG) is a measure of the batting productivity of a hitter.
Smithsonian is the official journal published by the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. The first issue was published in 1970.
Howard Ellsworth "Smoky Joe" Wood (October 25, 1889 – July 27, 1985) was a professional baseball player for 14 years.
The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) is a membership organization dedicated to fostering the research and dissemination of the history and record of baseball.
Somewhere in Georgia is a 1917 silent film, starring baseball great Ty Cobb.
The South Atlantic League is a Minor League Baseball league with teams along the Atlantic coastline of the United States from New Jersey to Georgia.
SPORT was an American sports magazine.
Sporting News is a digital sports media owned by Perform Group, a global sports content and media company.
Stanley Frank Musial (born Stanisław Franciszek Musiał; November 21, 1920 – January 19, 2013), nicknamed Stan the Man, was an American baseball outfielder and first baseman.
In baseball, a stolen base occurs when a runner advances to a base to which he is not entitled and the official scorer rules that the advance should be credited to the action of the runner.
In baseball or softball, a strikeout (or strike-out) occurs when a batter racks up three strikes during a time at bat.
The Tampa Bay Times, previously named the St.
The Tennessee–Alabama League was an independent minor league baseball league which operated in the United States in 1904.
The Texas Rangers are an American professional baseball team based in Arlington, Texas, located in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) is the only major daily newspaper in the metropolitan area of Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
The Augusta Chronicle is the daily newspaper of Augusta, Georgia, and is one of the oldest newspapers in the United States still in publication.
The Coca-Cola Company is an American corporation, and manufacturer, retailer, and marketer of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups.
The Detroit News is one of the two major newspapers in the U.S. city of Detroit, Michigan.
The Nation is the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States, and the most widely read weekly journal of progressive political and cultural news, opinion, and analysis.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
Tiger Stadium, previously known as Navin Field and Briggs Stadium, was a baseball park located in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Thomas Tarlton Brown (September 21, 1860 – October 25, 1927) was an Anglo-American center fielder in Major League Baseball.
George Thomas Seaver (born November 17, 1944), nicknamed Tom Terrific and The Franchise, is a retired Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher.
Tommy Lee Jones (born September 15, 1946) is an American actor and filmmaker.
Anthony Keith Gwynn Sr. (May 9, 1960 – June 16, 2014), nicknamed "Mr.
Total Baseball (Latest Edition, First Published 1989) is a baseball encyclopedia first compiled by John Thorn and Pete Palmer in 1989.
In baseball, a triple is the act of a batter safely reaching third base after hitting the ball, with neither the benefit of a fielder's misplay (see error) nor another runner being put out on a fielder's choice.
In baseball, a player earns the Triple Crown when he leads a league in three specific statistical categories in the same season.
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States.
The Ty Cobb Healthcare System in Royston in the US state of Georgia began as a single hospital in 1950, with a donation by baseball player Ty Cobb.
The Ty Cobb Museum is a museum located in Royston, Georgia, that honors Baseball Hall of Fame player Tyrus Raymond Cobb.
In baseball, the umpire is the person charged with officiating the game, including beginning and ending the game, enforcing the rules of the game and the grounds, making judgment calls on plays, and handling the disciplinary actions.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The University of Nebraska Press, also known as UNP, was founded in 1941 and is an academic publisher of scholarly and general-interest books.
Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century.
Walter Perry Johnson (November 6, 1887 – December 10, 1946), nicknamed "Barney" and "The Big Train", was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher.
Ward Morehouse (November 24, 1895 – December 7, 1966) was an American theater critic, newspaper columnist, playwright, and author.
The Western Front was the main theatre of war during the First World War.
A whip is a tool which was traditionally designed to strike animals or people to aid guidance or exert control over animals or other people, through pain compliance or fear of pain, although in some activities, whips can be used without use of pain, such as an additional pressure aid or visual directional cue in equestrianism.
A will or testament is a legal document by which a person, the testator, expresses their wishes as to how their property is to be distributed at death, and names one or more persons, the executor, to manage the estate until its final distribution.
William Henry Keeler (March 3, 1872 – January 1, 1923), nicknamed "Wee Willie", was a right fielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1892 to 1910, primarily for the Baltimore Orioles and Brooklyn Superbas in the National League, and the New York Highlanders in the American League.
Willie Howard Mays, Jr. (born May 6, 1931), nicknamed "The Say Hey Kid", is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) center fielder who spent almost all of his 22-season career playing for the New York/San Francisco Giants, before finishing with the New York Mets.
Woodbridge is a historic neighborhood of primarily Victorian homes located in Detroit, Michigan.
The World Series is the annual championship series of Major League Baseball (MLB) in North America, contested since 1903 between the American League (AL) champion team and the National League (NL) champion team.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.
Yankee Stadium was a stadium located in the Bronx, a borough of New York City.
The 2nd Chemical Battalion is a United States Army chemical unit stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, United States, and is part of the 48th Chemical Brigade.
In Major League Baseball (MLB), the 3,000 hit club is the group of batters who have collected 3,000 or more regular-season hits in their careers.