October 26, 1884: For the love of a woman

October 26, 1884: For the love of a woman

(A daily diary of the greatest season a major-league pitcher ever had.) NEW YORK — Before the Providence Grays break… Read More »

October 25, 1884: ‘The best on earth’

October 25, 1884: 'The best on earth'

(A daily diary of the greatest season a major-league pitcher ever had.) NEW YORK — Since the Providence Grays and… Read More »

October 24, 1884 Old Hoss proves an ‘insurmountable obstacle’ to Mets

(A daily diary of the greatest season a major-league pitcher ever had.) NEW YORK — Disappointed that the crowd had… Read More »

October 23, 1884: First World Series game in history; New York ‘afraid of Radbourn’

October 23, 1884: First World Series game in history; New York 'afraid of Radbourn'

(A daily diary of the greatest season a major-league pitcher ever had.) NEW YORK — The weather was fine enough… Read More »

October 22, 1884: Preparing for baseball’s first World Series

October 22, 1884: Preparing for baseball's first World Series

(A daily diary of the greatest season a major-league pitcher ever had.) NEW YORK — Baseball’s original World Series is… Read More »

October 20, 1884: Clambake at the Vue de l’Eau

October 20, 1884: Clambake at the Vue de l'Eau

(A daily diary of the greatest season a major-league pitcher ever had.) PROVIDENCE, R.I. — This morning, the Providence Grays… Read More »

October 19, 1884: Watch and cuff links for little Barney Gilligan

October 19, 1884: Watch and cuff links for little Barney Gilligan

(A daily diary of the greatest season a major-league pitcher ever had.) PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Only six hundred people pay… Read More »

October 18, 1884: Back to work for exhausted Old Hoss

October 18, 1884: Back to work for exhausted Old Hoss

(A daily diary of the greatest season a major-league pitcher ever had.) PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The regular season is over,… Read More »

October 17, 1884: Wild celebration greets heroes

October 17, 1884: Wild celebration greets heroes

(A daily diary of the greatest season a major-league pitcher ever had.) PROVIDENCE, R.I. — This evening, some seven thousand… Read More »

October 16, 1884: Will Old Hoss be back?

October 16, 1884: Will Old Hoss be back?

(A daily diary of the greatest season a major-league pitcher ever had.) PROVIDENCE — By now, Providence Grays fanatics are… Read More »