Rogers Hornsby: An Unstoppable Season

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Rogers Hornsby has one of the most intriguing statistical anomalies in the game of baseball. Although he hit over .400 three times, he does not have 3,000 hits as he has 2,930. The two-time MVP could be considered the greatest pure hitter not to eclipse the mark. He had some incredible seasons. In 1922, while […] READ MORE


Braves by Decade: 1950s Boston/Milwaukee Braves

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The 1950s. A decade of overall prosperity for the United States. Times were beginning to change. By the end of the decade, the country would see the first steps towards racial equality. Music was changing as well, as Elvis Presley and Bill Haley swept around the nation. The rapid evolution was not lost on the […] READ MORE


Braves by Decade: 1940s Boston Bees/Braves

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In the 1940s, the world went to war with itself for the second time. Shots were fired, and bombs fell as The Allies and The Axis did battle. This had a profound impact on the Major Leagues. The war years saw multiple superstars head off to serve the country. Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio were […] READ MORE


Braves by Decade: 1930s Boston Braves/Bees

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The 1930s were an era of extreme hardship in America. The Great Depression took its toll on everything, tanking the economy. However, in baseball, Babe Ruth continued his superstardom. He signed a $160,000 contract with the Yankees in 1930. This made him the highest-paid player in the game. In fact, his salary was higher than […] READ MORE