By The_Rev
  • First baseball glove

    First baseball glove
    baseball gloveIn the early days of baseball the first players to use gloves were often taunted and teased as being "too soft"
  • The First Baseball Game of the 20 Century

    The First Baseball Game of the 20 Century
    game of the 20th centuryIt was the spring of 1900, and Americans had grand dreams. The United States was in transition from the antiquated ways of the 19th century to the exciting new technology of the 20th. One thing, though, promised to remain the same: Baseball, the national pastime since shortly after the Civil War, was as popular as ever.
  • The Great Bambino was born

    The Great Bambino was born
    George Herman Ruth, Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948), best known as "Babe" Ruth and nicknamed "the Bambino" and "the Sultan of Swat", was an American Major League baseball player from 1914–1935.
  • First Major League Game

    First Major League Game
    The First major league gameThe first night major league baseball game is played at Crosley Field in Cincinnati. Crosley field was made in the same era as Fenway Park in Chicago but it was small only to seat 30,000 people
  • For the record

    For the record
    The first-ever televised baseball game was on May 17, 1939, when Princeton defeated Columbia 2-1 at Columbia's Baker Field.
  • Jackie Robinson's Achievement

    Jackie Robinson's Achievement
    jackie robinson
    Jackie Robinson, UCLA's first four-sport letterwinner, became the first African-American to play in the major leagues in April 15 1947 for the Brooklyn Dodgers
  • The Golden Age

    The Golden Age
    The Golden Age
    The beginning of the Golden Age of Baseball Cards started in 1952, a large numbers of cards did not first get purchased until the mid 1950s
  • Masanori Murakami

    Masanori Murakami
    Masanori Murakami
    Masanori Murakami was the first japanese player in baseball in the 1960s
  • El Ejote

    El Ejote
    El Ejote
    This lanky pitcher was the first Mexican player to win a World Series ring.