George Bamberger

Baltimore left-hander Mike Cuellar pitched a shaky first inning…

Roger Bowman

Roger Bowman was a 16-year-old high-school junior when a wire-service…

Al Corwin

Few jobs can match the excitement, adulation, and income that…

Alvin Dark

President John F. Kennedy was said to have correctly answered…

Leo Durocher

From his birth in 1905, in West Springfield, Massachusetts,…

Freddie Fitzsimmons

With his short arms and legs, long torso, and ample midsection,…

Herman Franks

The Dodgers had another chance to stop the Yankees’ World…

Al Gettel

Al “Two Gun” Gettel pitched in 184 major-league games over…

Red Hardy

A pitcher can be labeled a “.500 pitcher” if he is considered…

Clint Hartung

In 1947 Clint Hartung, the Hondo Hurricane, was going to be the…

Ernie Harwell

For 55 seasons, baseball fans were able to get a greater enjoyment…

Jim Hearn

“I certainly had no idea of ever being a pitcher. I had never…

Russ Hodges

People of a certain age know where they were when the Japanese…

Monte Irvin

Of all those who proudly wore the uniform of the Newark Eagles…

Larry Jansen

It is largely forgotten that Larry Jansen was the winning pitcher…

Sheldon Jones

From 1946 through 1951, Sheldon Jones pitched in 199 games…

Spider Jorgensen

On April 15, 1947, in Brooklyn, New York, an African American…

Monty Kennedy

Remembered for his blazing fastball, Monty Kennedy had an abbreviated…

Alex Konikowski

Alex Konikowski’s pitching career in major-league baseball…

Dave Koslo

Hard-throwing southpaw Dave Koslo was touted as Carl Hubbell's…

Jack Kramer

After winning the American League pennant by 12 games in 1946,…

Whitey Lockman

Most baseball fans are aware of “The Shot Heard ’Round the…

Jack Lohrke

The story of Jack Lohrke is the type of tale that would be rejected…

Sal Maglie

"He scares you to death. He's scowling and gnashing his teeth,…