The New York Mets, perennial laughingstocks of the 1960s, perform a stunning about-face to end the decade.
Both the American and National Leagues finally agree to co-exist in peace, leading to an inaugural “world’s championship” between the two pennant winners.
The good life—or too much of it—finally catches up with a bloated Babe Ruth.
Baseball scratches and claws to stay intact as World War I reaches its brutal apex.
The Dodgers and Giants break the hearts of New Yorkers everywhere and head west to California.
The Cardinals’ Gashouse Gang goes into full bully mode behind the dazzling Dean brothers.
On the eve of the wild card era, 100-game winners San Francisco and Atlanta fight it out for a single postseason spot.
Baseball’s color barrier is knocked down, but not without intense prejudicial resistance.
Outrageous feats of offense abound as the live ball era reaches its peak in eye-opening fashion.
The monopolistic National League lumbers into the 20th Century by continuing its self-served sleepwalk a year before the American League is forced to wake it up.