• 6 Great World Series!

    by Mark Weisenmiller

    For over one hundred years, major league baseball’s World Series has both thrilled fans and reflected historical and societal changes in the United States.

  • Baseball’s Cooperstown Myth

    by Christopher Klein

    In reality the shrine to baseball’s gods was built on top of an elaborate creation myth.

  • The National Pastime, Amid a National Crisis

    by Michael Beschloss

    By combining the Civil War and baseball, Moore’s photograph merges two of the most important elements of the American historical experience, both of which, to this day, have deep emotional resonance.