Don Sutton

Don Sutton

“I never wanted to be a superstar, or the highest paid player,”…

Greg Maddux

On August 26, 1995, Greg Maddux was at Wrigley Field in Chicago,…

Roger Clemens

Roger Clemens’ last major-league start, on October 7, 2007…

Randy Johnson

Heading into the 2004 season, it seemed as if Randy Johnson had…

Mickey Welch

A far-from-giant Giant, pitcher Mickey Welch formed a cornerstone…

Tim Keefe

One of the greatest pitchers in 19th-century major-league baseball,…

Kid Nichols

Charles Augustus Nichols was born into a large family on September…

Pud Galvin

Reflecting on the life and career of Pud Galvin, a writer commented…

Gaylord Perry

Gaylord Perry, one of the premier pitchers of his generation,…

Christy Mathewson

In the time when Giants walked the earth and roamed the Polo…

Steve Carlton

The 1980 season was a banner year for Steve Carlton. Lefty, as…

Cy Young

Cy Young is a name familiar to all but the most casual of baseball…
Tom Glavine (TRADING CARD DB)

Tom Glavine

“Yeah, we followed his lead, and it doesn’t take a rocket…

Lefty Grove

Lefty Grove may have been baseball’s greatest all-time pitcher.…

Old Hoss Radbourn

Charles Radbourn’s pitching achievements were hailed by contemporaries…

Pete Alexander

Had Grover Cleveland Alexander been a writer, the French would…

Phil Niekro

Philip Henry Niekro Jr. was born in Blaine, Ohio, on April Fools’…

Early Wynn

Chicago fans were outraged when the White Sox traded their most…

Nolan Ryan

Nolan Ryan has more strikeouts and no-hitters than any other…
Tom Seaver (TRADING CARD DB)

Tom Seaver

4,256. 755. 5,714. 511. .366. As baseball has often been described…

John Clarkson

More than a few contemporary baseball insiders viewed John Clarkson…

Eddie Plank

Eddie Plank fidgeted. On every pitch, Plank went through a seemingly…

Warren Spahn

The fifth-winningest pitcher of all time, Warren Spahn went 363-245…

Walter Johnson

On August 2, 1907, a young man later described by Frank Graham…