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Negro Leagues DB Update: 1933

April 9, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

This week we’re making a slight break with chronological order and adding the 1933 Negro leagues to the DB. Many thanks to Scott Simkus, the creator of the Strat-O-Matic Negro leagues set, who did most of the heavy lifting on this. The year 1933 marked something of a fresh beginning for the Negro leagues, with […]

The 1928 Homestead Grays

April 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

After five years of poking around, I’ve rebuilt 99% of the 1928 Homestead Grays schedule, have located results for 150 games, and box scores for more than 100 contests. This week, in the Seamhead’s Outsider Baseball Bulletin, I reveal some new details from the OBB’s latest archaelogical dig. Included: Five home runs in one double-header […]

The Clark Griffith Monument

June 30, 2011 by · 4 Comments 

In 1956 a monument was dedicated to Clark Griffith outside old Griffith Stadium just months after the former owner of the team and stadium died.  His passing was marked by every major newspaper, his funeral attended by every official of the game.  He was recognized as a giant of the game whose place in Cooperstown […]