Peter Gammons: Look West for the class of the National League

In a year in which the Seattle Mariners, who haven’t made the postseason since 2001, were redeveloped and now playing in exile in a land called the Disabled List, the discussions over the weekend in Fenway Park were a positive distraction. It was about shortstop Jean Segura, his .329 average coming off leading the National […]

Exactly One Hundred. No More. No Less.

From October, 1913 to March, 1914, Charles Comiskey’s Chicago White Sox and the New York Giants, managed by John McGraw, barnstormed around the United States and the rest of the world playing exhibition baseball games. The tour started with 31 games in 35 US locations in October (it started in Cincinnati on Oct. 18)and November. […]