Rugger Ardizoia

The steamship S.S. Colombo arrived in New York from Naples, …

Yogi Berra

Many images come to mind when one hears the name Yogi Berra.…

Bobby Brown

More than 19,000 players have played Major League baseball, but…

Allie Clark

What was Yankees manager Bucky Harris thinking? With his team…

Frank Colman

In the opening game of the 1947 season, Frank Colman stepped…

Frankie Crosetti

In 37 seasons as an infielder and third-base coach for the Yankees,…

Joe DiMaggio

“Baseball isn’t statistics; it’s Joe DiMaggio rounding…

Chuck Dressen

While common wisdom dictates that baseball games are won with…

Karl Drews

One day in the mid-1930s, in the New York City borough of Staten…

Lonny Frey

The Cincinnati Reds of the 1930s were the National League’s…

Randy Gumpert

Randy Gumpert was feeling flush with confidence in the spring…

Bucky Harris

The New York Yankees of 1946 had many of the same stars who made…

Don Johnson

“They’ve made a simple game complicated,” Don Johnson said…

Billy Johnson

Called “too small for a pitcher” by his high-school coach,…

Johnny Lindell

John Harlan Lindell, Jr., who reinvented himself as a pitcher…

Sherm Lollar

Soft spoken and self-effacing, Sherman Lollar provided a strong…

Al Lyons

Al Lyons was a pitcher during parts of four seasons in the Major…

Larry MacPhail

Flamboyant, visionary, ego — or monomaniacal, tempestuous,…

Bobo Newsom

Few Major League players were traded as often as pitcher Louis…

Allie Reynolds

Because of religious strictures imposed by his parents, Allie…

Johnny Schulte

A backup catcher in all of his five years in the Major Leagues,…

Ken Silvestri

Looking at Ken Silvestri's major-league statistics could leave…

Del Webb

Del Webb’s father was a native-born Californian who spent his…

Bill Wight

Left-handed pitcher Bill Wight spent twelve seasons in the Major…