Baseball History, Baseball Records And Baseball Research

The database can be used on any platform, but please be aware that this is not a standalone application. There is something magical about the game of baseball; the smell of the grass, the heat of the sun on your back, the taste of the leather string on your cowhide mitt, the crack of the bat, and the excitement of the play. Dubbed the Father of Baseball, Cartwright created a list of codes to be adhered by all baseball players.

During the years of World War II, as more men joined the military, baseball fell into disfavor and many baseball fields were turned into ammunition dumps or used to grow food crops. John McGraw was a Hall of Fame great who had a reputation for holding base runners by their belt loops and would even go as far as blocking and tripping runners. The first baseball gloves were not even …