Matty Alou

 Most famous today for being the second of three baseball-playing…

Barry Bonds

“For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole…

Rod Carew

“He has no weakness as a hitter. Pitch him inside, outside,…

Martin Dihigo

A league pennant was squarely on the line under the brutal Mexican…

Hugh Duffy

For decades, Hugh Duffy was a franchise fixture in Boston, a…

Elmer Flick

Best known as the player who Cleveland would not trade for the…

Josh Gibson

"There is a catcher that any big league club would like to buy…

Bob Harvey

Bob Harvey was a menacing hitter, who reliably anchored right…

King Kelly

Mike “King” Kelly was professional baseball’s first matinee…

Buck Leonard

Negro league fans called him “the black Lou Gehrig,” putting…

Biz Mackey

In the summer of 1946, Pittsburgh Courier columnist Wendell Smith…

Mickey Mantle

Even before he was born into this world, Mickey Mantle was being…

Edgar Martinez

When many reflect on the 1990s Mariners, often the flashier stars…

Tony Oliva

Tony Oliva stands at the forefront of an exceedingly select…

George Sisler

Arguably the first great first baseman of the twentieth century,…

Ed Steele

Edward D. Steele was an Alabama fixture through and through.…

Snuffy Stirnweiss

On the morning of September 15, 1958, Central Railroad of New…
When the Monarchs Reigned: Kansas City's 1942 Negro League Champions Edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin

Ted Strong

This biography appears in When the Monarchs Reigned: Kansas…

Joe Torre

Baseball is a game of numbers, so it is fitting to begin this…

Cristóbal Torriente

"I think I was playing third base at the time, and he hit a ground…

Juan "Tetelo" Vargas

Tetelo Vargas was a player with exceptional skills in nearly…

Larry Walker

“What if?” It is a perennial question and in baseball, the…

Billy Williams

“Billy Williams,” said his manager Leo Durocher, “never…

Jud Wilson

Jud Wilson was one of the greatest hitters in the history of…