HISTORY OF THE GAME

Let the farewell tour begin…

LAMARCARDINALS.COM – Let the farewell tour begin… BEAUMONT — For the better part of 38 years, head coach Jim Gilligan has been the face of the Lamar University Baseball. The skipper has been around and...

Historical Hitter November 3rd & 4th: Pearl Casey

As November means the end of the post season, the barnstorming season begins. In 1908 a special all star team, called the Reach All-American Stars began their 90 day journey from the shores of San Francisco to Hawaii, Japan, China, Manila, Hong Kong, and Honolulu before returning to San Francisco in time for Spring Training. ...

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Historical Hitter November 1st: William Fredrick “Heinie” Heitmuller

For years the Pacific Coast League played the longest schedule in baseball, running from early April to the last week of October, with some years ending November 1st. In 1912 the season ended on the 28th with the Oakland Oaks winning the six team league title by 5 full games, 112 -79 .539 with Vernon ...

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Historical Hitter October 28th: John Montgomery Ward

Today was the day Monte Ward joined the Baseball Tourists en-route. Ward had arrived late for his Giants had just gotten done with their successful 1888 World Series in Missouri, playing against the American Association Browns. It was the Tourists second game in Denver, and a day of acclimation did wonders for the players and ...

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