Tag: Cleveland Spiders

Tales of Futility

August 28, 2021 As the Baltimore Orioles zero in on an all-time record for baseball futility, having lost 19 games in a row as of Tuesday, this becomes a good time to take a look at the teams they are chasing. 1960 Jay Publishing 5 x 7 Color Team Photo, Philadelphia Phillies In 1960, Philadelphia ...

Apologies to Sockalexis

December 19, 2020 My regards to NBC's Erik Ortiz for filling in the details here.Louis Sockalexis was a baseball player for the Cleveland Spiders of the National League in the late 1890s.  He had a spectacular but short, three-year career.  He was also a Penobscot Indian.  And as such is often credited with being the ...