Monthly Archives: December 2013

What Killed Chick Stahl?

”Boys, I couldn’t help it. It drove me to it.” Those were the last words of Chick Stahl, a 34-year-old ballplayer who killed himself in 1907 by drinking carbolic acid. I wrote an article about Stahl and his problems for … Continue reading

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The All-Seen Team

There used to be a little baseball publication in Portland called Left Field. One of its regular features was an All Seen Team. Staff member or readers could submit a team of players that they had seen play in person. … Continue reading

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