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  • Ty Cobb: Death in the Dark(149 clicks)
  • 19th Century Baseball(135 clicks)
    Links to clubs, etc.
  • America's National Games(147 clicks)
    "Over 500 photographs, prints, drawings, caricatures, and printed illustrations from the personal collection of materials related to baseball and other sports gathered by the early baseball player and sporting-goods tycoon A. G. Spalding. This collection includes 19th-century studio portraits of players and teams of the day, rare images, photographs, and original drawings."
  • Atlantic Coast Conference(132 clicks)
  • Ball Parks(129 clicks)
    All kinds
  • Baseball Almanac(169 clicks)
  • Baseball and Jackie Robinson(172 clicks)
  • Baseball Cards, 1887-1914(157 clicks)
    "This collection presents a Library of Congress treasure -- 2,100 early baseball cards dating from 1887 to 1914. The cards show such legendary figures as Ty Cobb stealing third base for Detroit, Tris Speaker batting for Boston, and pitcher Cy Young posing formally in his Cleveland uniform. Other notable players include Connie Mack, Walter Johnson, King Kelly, and Christy Mathewson."
  • Baseball Cards: 1887-1914(132 clicks)
  • Baseball in Florida(133 clicks)
  • Baseball in the 1930s(155 clicks)
  • Baseball Links(131 clicks)
  • Baseball's Louisville Slugger, Behind the Bat(150 clicks)
  • Baseball: Minor Leagues(139 clicks)
  • Basketball History(216 clicks)
    Part of the Springfield, MA site
  • Bell, James "Cool Papa" Bell(127 clicks)
    Interview with Bell, a Starkville, Mississippi native who starred in the Negro League.
  • Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Baseball(140 clicks)
    "With over 1,450 entries including Major League, Negro League, and All-American Girls Professional Baseball League players, managers, umpires and executives, the newly revised and expanded Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Baseball represents the inaugural effort of Greenwood's online sports reference project."
  • Birdie Tebbetts, "I'd Rather Catch."(154 clicks)
    Atlantic Monthly, September, 1949. "A New Hampshire Yankee, George (Birdie) Tebbetts of the Boston Red Sox has been voted by the fans the most popular catcher in the American League, and this is his thirteenth year of major league baseball. After forty-four months in the Army Air Forces he returned to the diamond rusty and, some thought, past his peak. But he has made a remarkable recovery, and today there is no keener, quicker mind behind the plate. Off season, Mr. Tebbetts is associated with the Paul Sadler Insurance Agency of Nashua, New Hampshire."
  • Black Sox(146 clicks)
    The 1919 World Series resulted in the most famous scandal in baseball history. Eight players from the Chicago White Sox (later nicknamed the Black Sox) were accused of throwing the series against the Cincinnati Reds.
  • Black Sox Scandal, 1919(122 clicks)
  • Bobsled, History(125 clicks)
  • Business of Baseball(154 clicks)
    This section of the BERA Sports Industry guide provides resources on the major league baseball business in the United States. It does not include the minor league, Olympic, college, or amateur baseball market. For references to works dealing with baseball business in other countries, please search the Library of Congress online catalog and the directory of international baseball federations.
  • College Football Hall of Fame(148 clicks)
    Official site
  • College Football History(167 clicks)
  • Crimson Tide Online(142 clicks)
    University of Alabama.
  • Crisis in Baseball: The "Black Sox" Scandal of 1919(155 clicks)
  • Donald Honig, "Out of Reach of All the Glory"(157 clicks)
    "From 1927 to 1939, Wes Ferrell was a pitcher with Cleveland, the Yankees, and the Red Sox. In this interview he tells what it was like to face some of the great hitters as well as to stand in the batter's box."
  • Dressed to the Nines(122 clicks)
    History of Baseball Uniforms
  • ESPN(133 clicks)
    The sports network
  • Fans Only(133 clicks)
    Info for fans
  • First Ladies of Baseball(132 clicks)
    Women's baseball.
  • Football(160 clicks)
    All kinds but mostly pro
  • Girls of Summer(169 clicks)
    "The first girls of summer, women who were paid to play baseball competed in their first game in 1875."
  • Henry Aaron Remembers(157 clicks)
    "With 755 home runs to his credit, the former Braves' slugger discusses Jackie Robinson's challenge of baseball's color line and his own pursuit of Babe Ruth's record." By Bryan Ethier
  • History of Horse Racing(128 clicks)
    US horse racing
  • History of Women's Basketball(138 clicks)
  • Hockey Over Time(162 clicks)
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    Professional basketball
  • Jackie Robinson & Other Baseball Highlights, 1860s-1960s(135 clicks)
  • Jim Brosnan, "The Fantasy World of Baseball"(175 clicks)
    Atlantic Monthly, April, 1964. On baseball fans.
  • Labor Rights and the Restructuring of Major League Baseball, 1969-1992(130 clicks)
    "Despite some gains made since the 1970s, Baseball players face an increasingly hostile labor environment. Management retains the antitrust exemption, and a conservative Congress most likely will not remove the exemption in the near future. Baseball players and other organized workers have few friends in the federal government. Moreover, it appears as if labor disputes in other professional sports such as Hockey and Basketball may give greater impetus to baseball management to take a stronger stance against players in the future. Labor has lost and continues to lose ground vis a vis management."
  • LookSmart links to Bowl Games(151 clicks)
    Most of the bowls.
  • Lou Gehrig, Farewell to Baseball, July 4, 1939(160 clicks)
  • Major League Baseball(144 clicks)
    The official site
  • Moe Berg(189 clicks)
  • National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum(128 clicks)
  • National Football Leagues(148 clicks)
    The official site
  • Negro Baseball Leagues(136 clicks)
  • Negro League Baseball(129 clicks)
    Articles, commerical products, etc.
  • NFL Franchise History(149 clicks)
    A genealogy
  • Notre Dame Football(158 clicks)
    Irish Legends
  • PGA of America(152 clicks)
    Official site of the Professional Golf Association
  • Play Ball! Baseball in the Nineteenth Century(126 clicks)
    Once America's pastime
  • Pre-1845 Baseball: Was Abner Doubleday Really the Originator?(132 clicks)
    By Tom Helgesen
  • Slip Sliding Away(148 clicks)
  • Soccer(149 clicks) Global site for "the beautiful game."
  • Spalding Base Ball Guides, 1889-1939(144 clicks)
    historic selection of Spalding’s Official Base Ball Guide and the Official Indoor Base Ball Guide
  • Sporting News(159 clicks)
    The magazine
  • Sports: Breaking Records, Breaking Barriers(135 clicks)
  • The Golf Historian(136 clicks)
    Golf history from a UK site
  • The Survival of Professional Baseball in Lynchburg, Virginia, 1950s-1990s(123 clicks)
    By John Nagy
  • Tobacco and Chewing Gum Card Collection(125 clicks)
    The Leonard Brecher Tobacco and Chewing Gum Card Collection contains 154 digital images of baseball cards from the early 20th century. Tobacco, candy, and chewing gum companies printed trade cards or advertising cards to include with their products. Cards in this digital collection come from the American Tobacco Company, American Caramel Company, Colgan Gum Company (of Louisville, Kentucky), John H. Dockman & Sons, and the Standard Caramel Company, and primarily date between 1909 and 1911.
  • Turf War: A History of College Sports(138 clicks)
  • United States Tennis Association(130 clicks)
    Official site
  • World Golf(125 clicks)