Tag Archives: Philadelphia A’s

August 24, 1919

On August 24, 1919, Cleveland Indians baseball pitcher, Ray Caldwell, showed the world how a real iron-man finishes a job. The Cleveland Indians were playing the Philadelphia A’s and leading 2-1. It was the bottom of the ninth with two … Continue reading

Posted in 20th Century, Historical Facts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

July 7, 1914

On July 7, 1914, the owner of the Baltimore Orioles, Jack Dunn, offered to sell 19 year-old, and future Hall of Famer, Babe Ruth as well as pitcher Ernie Shore and catcher Ben Egan to Connie Mack, the owner of the… Continue reading

Posted in 20th Century, Historical Facts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment