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Frank Chance Newsbeat
Monday, February 20, 2017
A story of a bombastic, vindictive man who brooked no challenge to his authority, had no tolerance for weakness, and hated whom he saw as “losers.” We’re speaking, of course, of Ban Johnson, founder and president of the American League.
Sunday, December 18, 2016
Linked in Verse, on the Field, and in the Corridors of League Power: Revisiting Baseball’s Sad Lexicon
For many fans, Adams’ eight-line throwaway of a poem is all that remains of the famed trio – a shame, considering their immense impact on the game in its early years. In addition to serving as the heart, brains and fists of one history’s best teams, Tinker, Evers and Chance were major characters in a decade-long web of drama, intrigue and personalities that at one point threatened to upend Major League Baseball.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
The last time the Cubs won the World Series, second base was defended by John Evers—a man with the metabolism of a hummingbird, the temperament of a wolverine, and a near-pathological need to win baseball games.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
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