Baseball Banter Archives

Here we have archived our past Baseball Banter chats, where your favorite authors participated in a live chat about their latest articles. Be sure to check the Baseball Banter calendar on the home page or our Baseball Banter page for the dates and times of upcoming chats.

War and Rebellion: Baseball in the 1890s

Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 4:00 p.m. ET

William J. Ryczek has written a trilogy on the early history of baseball.

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Teams with Four 20-Game Winners

Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 9:00 p.m. ET

In Major League Baseball today, the 20-game winner has become increasingly rare.

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Let the Light Shine In

Tues., Dec. 13, 2016, 12:00 p.m. ET

Join baseball artist Monty Sheldon to discuss his piece Let the Light Shine In and his career as a baseball artist creating his trademark Artballs®.

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Lolich and McLain

Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 12:00 p.m. ET

A founding member of Baseball Weekly, Tim Wendel is the author of 11 books, including the award-winning baseball trilogy – High Heat, Summer of ’68 and Dow

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Growth and Conflict: Baseball in the 1880s

Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 4:00 p.m. ET

William J. Ryczek has written a trilogy on the early history of baseball.

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The Rajah

Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 8:00 p.m. ET

As a skinny 19-year-old, Rogers Hornsby started out his major league career as a shortstop/third baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Eckersley, Duncan, and La Russa

Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 12:00 p.m. ET

A founding member of Baseball Weekly, Tim Wendel is the author of 11 books, including the award-winning baseball trilogy – High Heat, Summer of ’68 and Dow

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Major League Baseball—Baseball in the 1870s

Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 4:00 p.m. ET

Baseball was competitive and professional by the end of the 1860s, but competition is unsatisfying without an effective process for determining a champion.

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The Baltimore Orioles and the Cleveland Spiders

Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 1:00 p.m. ET

From a baseball standpoint, there was nothing gay about the 1890s.

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The Best World Series of All Time

Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 12:00 p.m. ET

A founding member of Baseball Weekly, Tim Wendel is the author of 11 books, including the award-winning baseball trilogy – High Heat, Summer of ’68 and Dow

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