Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 154 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 153 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

Baseball is Back: An Unexpected Farewell: The South End Grounds, August 1914

By |2020-03-22T12:47:23-04:00April 6th, 2014|Categories: Braves|Tags: |

When the Boston Braves left the field at the South End Grounds on Tuesday, August 11, 1914, the glorious opening chapter of professional baseball in Boston passed into history without notice. After a frustrating 13-inning, 0-0 tie with the Cincinnati Reds, all that mattered that day was that the Braves had fallen a half-game behind the second-place St. Louis [...]

The Miracle Braves of 1914: Boston’s Original Worst-to-First World Series

By |2020-03-22T12:55:14-04:00April 5th, 2014|Categories: Braves|Tags: |

More than 100 years ago the Boston Braves earned their place in Boston baseball history as the glorious “Miracle Braves.”  Boston Braves Historical Association president Bob Brady tells their story: "As the president of the Boston Braves Historical Association, I’ve taken on the challenging assignment of keeping alive the memory of a ball club that abandoned [...]


By |2020-03-22T15:51:47-04:00January 27th, 2014|Categories: Braves|Tags: |

Fans of the Boston’s Braves and Red Sox might enjoy spending some time exploring the images housed in the “Sports Temples of Boston” portion of the Boston Public Library’s website.  Specific sections are devoted to events at the baseball “temples” of the Congress Street Grounds, South End Grounds, Huntington Avenue Grounds, Fenway Park and Braves Field.  A l [...]

The Babe’s Braves Field Blasts By: Bob Brady

By |2020-03-22T19:20:54-04:00August 31st, 2013|Categories: Braves|Tags: |

Some might be surprised to learn that Babe Ruth hit memorable regular season home runs at the “Home of the Braves” while wearing the uniform of the New York Yankees as well as in Boston Braves togs.  Popularly referred to as the “Wigwam” during its existence, Braves Field was not unfamiliar territory to the legendary Bambino.  In his first World Series start [...]

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