Oct 8: Cow halts baseball

Oct 8: Cow halts baseball OCTOBER 8, 1871 | CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – The Chicago White Stockings (today’s Chicago Cubs) were in a great position to win the National Association pennant on this day in baseball history. Then the Great Chicago Fire erupted. It destroyed much of the city including, according to historian Leonard Koppett, the…

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SF Giants hire first woman MLB coach Alyssa Nakken

SF Giants hire first woman MLB coach Alyssa Nakken The San Francisco Giants made baseball history Thursday, hiring the first woman to an MLB coaching staff. Alyssa Nakken will help round out a 13-person staff as a “major league assistant coach” under first-year manager Gabe Kapler. Source: https://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/newsstand/discussion/sf_giants_hire_first_woman_mlb_coach_alyssa_nakken

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