Kevin Appier

Right--handed pitcher Kevin Appier, who played 16 major--league…

George Brett

Few players have been as synonymous with a team as George Brett…

Steve Busby

On June 18, 1974, Paul Splittorff threw a two-hit shutout against…

Johnny Damon

A run-scoring-machine leadoff hitter with great speed (408 career…

Mark Gubicza

(On arriving at Kauffman Stadium for the first time) “As we…

Larry Gura

Health activities embraced by Larry Gura in 1976 were so unusual…

Whitey Herzog

In the annals of baseball dating back to when it first became…

Dick Howser

“I will remember Dick Howser making that rush toward Bret Saberhagen…

Bo Jackson

They were ubiquitous. They were funny. And for a while during…

Ewing Kauffman

Like many successful owners, longtime Kansas City Royals magnate…

Kauffman Stadium (Kansas City, MO)

On April 12, 1955, the former Philadelphia Athletics, having…

Dennis Leonard

Name the winningest right-hander of the mid-1970s to early…

Mike Macfarlane

“I'm average. I've always been that,” Mike Macfarlane humbly…

Denny Matthews

Growing up in downstate Illinois, between Chicago and St. Louis,…

John Mayberry

Baseball is a great family sport and father/son duos have been…

Hal McRae

In many situations, an injury or a trade can end up being a setback…

Jeff Montgomery

When Jeff Montgomery took the mound for the Cincinnati Reds on…

Amos Otis

 Late in the evening of May 15, 1973, Amos Otis lifted a…

Freddie Patek

“How does it feel to be the smallest player in the majors,”…

Darrell Porter

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Darrell Porter leapt into the waiting…

Dan Quisenberry

Lookin Up It lasted so long it went so fast it seems like…

Joe Randa

The life of a ballplayer is a life on the road. Half of your…

Cookie Rojas

Cookie Rojas is one of a handful of major leaguers who played…

Bret Saberhagen

“Times of adversity make you stronger. And sometimes those…