Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Baseball’s First Black Player — Moses Fleetwood Walker

All across Major League Baseball, April 15th is Jackie Robinson Day–commenmorating the day in 1947 when Robinson first saw action as a Brooklyn Dodger.   Most people think Jackie was the first African American to play in the majors, however, before Robinson, there was Moses Fleetwood Walker. Walker first played for the Toledo Blue Sox […]

Did the NY Giants Steal the Signs for Thomson’s Shot Heard Round the World?

BoB’s own “Mythbuster” Bill Miller will be “investigating” some of the most talked about stories and lore from baseball’s historical past.  This article focuses on Bobby Thomson’s Shot Heard Round the World. The recent death of former Giants star Bobby Thomson, who hit perhaps the most famous home run in baseball history on October 3, 1951, […]

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