Sunday, April 19, 2020

1903 Baseball Preview

It is the dawn of a new era of baseball as the 1903 season begins.  It appears as if any animosity between the American and National Leagues has been resolved.  There now appears to be a working relationship and a hopeful lasting peace between the two leagues.  The end result of this peace is an American League team moving to New York City, as well as the start of a championship series between the two pennant winners at the end of the season.  Which teams are seen as the favorites to reach that series?  The experts have been polled, and the results, as well as other news of the offseason, are below.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

1902 Major League Baseball End of Season Review

At the end of the 1902 baseball season, representatives from the American and National Leagues met to discuss the future of professional baseball, as well as the possibility of the two leagues working together.  After several days of meetings, it appears as if a groundbreaking decision has been reached.  At the conclusion of the 1903 regular season, the league champions from the American and National League will meet in a best of nine game series to determine professional baseball's champion.  Per the terms of the agreement, American League owners have agreed to immediately cease the poaching of players from National League clubs, while National League owners have agreed to relax their restrictions on American League teams operating in National League cities.

With this incredible announcement in hand, let's look back at the 1902 season and see which teams may be favored to play for the championship of baseball next season.

Saturday, April 11, 2020

1902 Tennis Championships

After the thrilling conclusions to both Wimbledon and the United States National Championships last year, tennis fans the world over were excited to see what thrills the tournaments would provide this year.  In England, the Challenge Round would be the location for a match-up between two of the finest siblings to ever play the game, while in America, fans were treated to a rematch of one of the best matches in tennis history.

Who would take the honors and the championships this year?  The results are below.

1902 Horse Racing Recap

Another year has come and gone for the Triple Crown in horse racing. While no horse has been able to capture all three jewels yet, there were still some impressive performances in the major races this year.  Let's take a look back at what happened.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

1902 Baseball Preview

Spring has arrived, and with it comes the start of a new season of baseball.  Following the end of the 1901 season, relationships between the American League and National League appear to have thawed, and there have been preliminary talks of a championship series between the winners of each league.  While those talks are ongoing, let's review the major happenings of the off season, and see which teams have been favored to finish atop of their leagues in 1902.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

1901 Major League Baseball End of Season Review

The 1901 baseball season has come to a close, and for the first time, we have pennant winners in two leagues.  Which two teams made their way to the tops of their respective leagues, and what players stood out as the top performers in the American and National Leagues this season?  All the results for the 1901 season are below.