Dick Allen

“The rumors are that [rookie] Allen is not returning with the…

Rubén Amaro Sr.

“Baseball is our way of life in the Amaro family,” said Rubén…

Richie Ashburn

Don Richard “Richie” Ashburn, a Hall of Fame outfielder,…

Jack Baldschun

For five years beginning in 1961, no relief pitcher was more…

Dave Bennett

Of the two pitching Bennett brothers, briefly teammates on the…

Dennis Bennett

Dennis Bennett, a member of the Phillies’ pitching rotation…

John Boozer

For the 1968 season, the major leagues sought to strictly enforce…

John Briggs

In an effort to lessen the fledgling United States’ dependence…

Jim Bunning

“There are those who can, and there are those who will,”…

Johnny Callison

Early in his 16-year major-league career, Johnny Callison was…

Bill Campbell

Bill Campbell could be excused for deeming life as unlucky as…

Bob Carpenter

Robert Ruliph Morgan Carpenter Jr. was born August 13, 1915 in…

Danny Cater

As a rookie with the 1964 Philadelphia Phillies, Danny Cater…

Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium (Philadelphia)

Shibe Park, later known as Connie Mack Stadium, goes back to…

Pat Corrales

Pat Corrales spent more than 50 years in professional baseball…

Wes Covington

In the summer of 1952 the Eau Claire Bears, the Boston Braves’…

Ray Culp

In an era very favorable to pitchers, Ray Culp strung together…

Clay Dalrymple

“I place a premium on a thinking catcher,” said Gene Mauch,…

Ryne Duren

With his poor eyesight, and notoriously poor control, flame-throwing…

Tony González

From 1960 to 1971, outfielder Tony González enjoyed a fine major-league…

Dallas Green

“I express my thoughts. I’m a screamer, a yeller, and a cusser.…

John Herrnstein

As one of six rookies on the Philadelphia Phillies’ 1964 Opening…

Don Hoak

To his contemporaries, he was a hard-nosed player, a throwback…

Alex Johnson

In an era when baseball players, collectively and individually,…