Eric Hall: Article on baseball great from Woonsocket a relief
The Providence Journal
I was pleased that, early in his April 5 Commentary piece, “'Nap' was the original Natural,” Daniel F. Harrington addressed the pronunciation of his name. As baseball-crazy preteens in the 1950s, we scanned a book called “Big Time Baseball” (and ...
NASCAR This Week
Can Jimmie go back to his nap now until September? GODSPEAK: After hearing about his trip to Mexico, he may have a hangover until September. KEN'S CALL: Contractually speaking, no, but for all intents and purposes, why not? Who should be glad to ...
Meet the Guy Making Sure Something Like the Indians' 1948 Pennant is Never Lost Again
Cleveland Scene Weekly
Feador says newspaper reports show that treasured pieces like a Nap Lajoie bat, the Bill Wambsganss unassisted triple play ball from the 1920 World Series, and the bat Elmer Smith used to clobber a grand slam in that same series were all on display.
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.