Baseball Statistics Reference Sites
Major League Statistics and Information
Providing all play-by-play game accounts in major-league history.
- National Baseball Hall of Fame
Official site for the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown
- Society for American Baseball Research (SABR)
Organization that focuses on the research, preservation, and dissemination of the history and record of baseball.
- Dummy Hoy Homeplate
Site providing information on Dummy Hoy’s Career
Newspaper Sites (subscription required)
- Newspaper Archive
Articles from historical newspapers around the U.S. and the world
- Paper of Record
Hundreds of newspapers including “The Sporting News” from 1888-2003. Access to this database is available through a membership to SABR. (see above)
- The Toronto Star
Searchable collections from 1894-present
- Proquest Historical Database
Only available through subscribing libraries or on a pay-per-article basis, includes Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and others.
Over 300 years of fully-searchable historical newspapers printed in small towns and big cities throughout the U.S.
Newspaper Sites (free)
- LA84 Foundation
A number of online periodicals including “The Sporting Life” 1888-1917 and Baseball Magazine 1908-1920
- The New York Times
Searchable articles from 1851-1922
- Fulton History
A series of newspapers from across New York State
- Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Digital Collection of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle from 1841-1902
- The Silent Worker
A popular national newspaper among the deaf population of the U.S. during the end of the 1890’s through the end of the first quarter of the 20th century.
- Google News Archive Search
Provides an easy way to search and explore historical archives. In addition to helping you search, News archive search can automatically create timelines which show selected results from relevant time periods.
- Library of Congress – Chronicling America
View newspaper pages from 1860-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
- Missouri Digital Heritage
A collection of newspapers from the state of Missouri
- Northern New York Historical Papers
Early newspapers from Northern New York State
- Colorado Historic Newspapers
A variety of papers before 1923
- Barrington Review
Barrington, Illinois Newspaper 1914-1930
- Winona State University
A collection of early papers from Winona, Minnesota 1860-1946
- Atlantic County Library System
A collection of papers from Atlantic County, New Jersey, 1860-1923
- Cranbury Public Library
Digitized collection of New Jersey paper from 1886-1926
- Suffolk Historic Newspapers
Multiple papers from Suffolk County, NY
- Washington State
Collection of early papers from Washington State