Baseball: Past and Present

Archive for the 'Smoky Joe Wood' Category

Claim to fame: Novelist James T. Farrell once wrote of Wood, “Some of the most exciting early games I saw were in 1912, when the Boston Red Sox came to town. They won the pennant that year, and they always beat the White Sox when I went to the games. Smoky Joe Wood, who belongs […]

  • Written by Graham Womack