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The 1910s in baseball saw records fall and greats like Frank "Homerun" Baker and Babe Ruth really shine.

1913 Baseball Season

Somehow during the 1913 baseball season -- possibly by increased use of the spitball and other trick pitches -- major league pitchers began to regain their mastery over hitters. See all the highlights including the 1913 World Series.

1912 Baseball Season

The 1912 baseball season saw the opening of three new ballparks and record-setting triples. Get details, including the 1912 World Series, here. See more »

1913 Baseball Season

The 1913 baseball season featured greatly improved pitching and fewer runs scored. Learn more about the season, including the 1913 World Series, here. See more »

1914 Baseball Season

The 1914 baseball season saw the Boston Braves' triumphant rise from last place to the 1914 World Series champs. See highlights of the 1914 season. See more »

1915 Baseball Season

The 1915 baseball season saw the end of the Federal League and Babe Ruth's first homer. See all the highlights, including the 1915 World Series. See more »

1911 Baseball Season

The 1911 baseball season showcased the legendary Ty Cobb and a livelier baseball. Learn about highlights, including the first ever league MVPs, here. See more »

1910 Baseball Season

The 1910 baseball season was another dead-ball year, which meant it was good for pitchers like Cy Young. Learn about the 1910 baseball season here. See more »

1916 Baseball Season

The 1916 baseball season saw the Giants' record-setting winning streak and a World Series win by the Boston Red Sox. See highlights and headlines. See more »

1917 Baseball Season

The 1917 baseball season belonged to the Chicago White Sox, as they clobbered the Giants for the World Series win. See all the highlights. See more »

1919 Baseball Season

The 1919 baseball season is famous for the scandal involved when the Chicago White Sox threw the World Series away to the Cincinnati Reds. Learn more. See more »

1918 Baseball Season

The 1918 baseball season was cut short due to World War I. See the highlights of the season, including the Red Sox vs. Cubs 1918 World Series. See more »