Indians Notes: Lindor, Ramirez, Jackson, Shaffer
MLB Trade Rumors
This innocent promotion ended up leading to a memorable controversy, as Cleveland's Nap Lajoie “won” the AL batting title after collecting eight hits in nine at-bats (under very dubious circumstances) during a season-ending double-header against the St.
Big John B returns next Sunday to defend title in Tokyo City Cup
Horse Racing Nation
Nap Lajoie, a three-year-old gelding bred in California by owner Nick Alexander, who names his horses after Major League baseball stars, makes his debut in today's sixth race at Golden Gate Fields. Nicknamed “The Frenchman,” Napoleon “Nap” Lajoie ...
Were Records Meant to be Broken?
The Sports Post (blog)
In 1894, Hugh Duffy of the Boston Beaneaters finished the season hitting .440. Since the turn of the 20th century, Nap Lajoie was next best in 1901 (.426). The top-five batting averages for one season all came before 1924 with Rogers Hornsby, George ...
2017 Phillies Wall of Fame Breakdown
Sports Talk Philly (blog)
Napoleon "Nap" Lajoie: A Hall of Fame second baseman who began his career with the Phillies in 1896 and tore up the National League until he jumped to the American League and cross-town Athletics before the 1901 season. Three of the above names are ...