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Joe McGinnity’s MLB career ended in 1908 but #OTD in 1909, he won both G of a doubleheader for MiLB Newark Indians https://t.co/DWrx7vVo7u

Although he was inducted into #HOF as backstop, #OTD in 1897 Roger Bresnahan makes MLB debut for Senators as pitcher https://t.co/Ao2BlwyVUf

How to use Apple Watch to unlock your Mac in macOS Sierra

The devices in Apple’s ecosystem always work really well together, and macOS Sierra doesn’t buck that trend. In fact, the upcoming desktop operating system lets Apple Watch owners automatically unlock their Macs using the wearable device — no lengthy password needed.<p>It’s a small, but incredibly …

Reggie Jackson

DID YOU KNOW<p>that Reggie Jackson was the first player in Major League history to amass 100 or more home runs for three different clubs: the A's, …

Reggie Jackson

Mule Suttles

George “Mule” Suttles was almost lost to history. As noted in a local <i>Tuscaloosa News</i> article following his 2006 induction in the Baseball Hall of …

Hall of Fame

Christy Mathewson

He was the first great pitching star of the modern era, and is still the standard by which greatness is measured.<p>Christy Mathewson changed the way …

Baseball

Ray Schalk

“If I was a good catcher, it was because I learned from the masters,” Ray Schalk said. “I caught pitchers of long experience and they hammered the …

Baseball

Billy Southworth

Though the St. Louis Cardinals three winningest managers are truly legendary – Tony La Russa, Red Schoendienst and Whitey Herzog each have guided …

#Shortstops: Another view of Effa

Ken Roussey, the Museum’s photo archives assistant, said this recent addition of Effa Manley images highlight a continuing need for the Museum.<p>“Effa …

Hall of Fame

We just got more evidence Apple is planning to ditch the headphone jack in the iPhone 7

Back in November 2015, rumours swirled that the Cupertino company was considering removing the 3.5mm jack from the upcoming smartphone, slated to go on sale in Autumn 2016. Instead, users would be forced to move to wireless headphones, or use a wired pair compatible with the Lightning port.<p>The …

Mobile Technology

PDF Expert for Mac: A Better Preview for PDFs

PDF Expert has been an indispensable app for my iPad for almost as long as I can remember (I'm fairly certain it was one of the first apps I bought when I got my iPad). It's a fantastic app on iOS because it enables me to not only read, annotate, and add comments to PDFs, but it also gives me a …

Apps

Travis Jackson

“In all the years I watched him, playing with him and against him, I never saw him make a mistake,” said Rogers Hornsby.<p>Travis Jackson was a standout …

Joe Sewell

“When I was a boy I’d walk around with a pocket full of rocks or a Coca-Cola top,” Joe Sewell said, “and I can’t remember not being able to hit them …

Baseball

Rube Marquard

“Any hitter can hit a fast one,” Rube Marquard said. “But not many can hit slow ones.” It didn’t much matter what Marquard threw in his 18-year …

Baseball

Frank Robinson

Frank Robinson had the ability and intensity on the diamond that few possess. Robinson would crowd the plate like he owned it. “Pitchers did me a …

Baseball

Pete Alexander

A rawboned right-handed hurler straight off a Nebraska farm, Grover Cleveland Alexander broke into the big leagues with a flourish in 1911 with the …

Baseball

Casey Stengel

"Casey (Stengel) knew his baseball. He only made it look like he was fooling around. He knew every move that was ever invented and some that we …

Baseball

Eddie Mathews

“I’ve only known three or four perfect swings in my time,” said Hall of Famer Ty Cobb. “This lad has one of them.”<p>The “lad” the Georgia Peach was …

Baseball

Rick Ferrell

A strong-armed and durable catcher who could also handle the bat, Rick Ferrell spent nearly two decades working with pitching staffs throughout the …

Baseball

Pete Hill

Playing most of his career in the pre-Negro leagues era, Pete Hill emerged from the backwoods of Culpeper County, Virginia to become one of the most …

Ty Cobb

Harry Hooper

"The best outfield trio I ever saw? That's easy," former Red Sox manager Bill Carrigan said. "[Tris] Speaker, [Duffy] Lewis and Hooper - and the …

Rube Waddell

"He had more stuff than any pitcher I ever saw," legendary manager Connie Mack once said about Rube Waddell.<p>Mack knew that as well as anyone. As …

Baseball

Christy Mathewson Throws Third Shutout in Series to Take Title

“Mathewson was the greatest pitcher who ever lived,” Hall of Fame manager Connie Mack said. “He had knowledge, judgment, perfect control and form. It …

Baseball

Will Harridge

At the turn of the 20th century, Will Harridge worked as a ticket agent for the Wabash Railroad Company and was in charge of booking and …

Baseball

Goose Goslin

“For the country at large the eagle may remain the national bird, but for the National Capital the greatest bird that flies is the Goose,” …

Baseball

Buck Ewing

In the early years of Veterans Committee selections, electors were charged with identifying 19th century players worthy of Hall of Fame induction.<p>In …

Baseball

Candy Cummings

With 145 wins to his credit and an early retirement from professional baseball at age 28, William Arthur “Candy” Cummings does not possess a typical …

Hall of Fame

Whitey Ford

At the heart of baseball is great pitching, the most indispensable part of any team.<p>At the heart of baseball’s greatest dynasty was Whitey Ford, who …

The Baseball Hall of Fame Remembers Yogi Berra