(Review) The Betrayal: The 1919 World Series and the Birth of Modern Baseball

By John Ruberry As this decade winds down you can look for many 100th anniversary articles. They'll be a huge uptick of them next year to mark the centennial of America's entry into World War I, followed by more on the armistice that concluded "the war to end all wars" in 1918. The execution of … Continue reading (Review) The Betrayal: The 1919 World Series and the Birth of Modern Baseball

Oh and one more thing about Babe Ruth…

...to give you an idea of how good he was look at these pitching stats. First lets start with the World Series, in 31 innings of World Series play he gave up 3 earned runs. That is an ERA of 0.87 against the National League Champion! In the regular season he started 148 games and … Continue reading Oh and one more thing about Babe Ruth…