Ed Delahanty

One of the greatest right-handed sluggers of all time, Ed Delahanty…

Hugh Duffy

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

Buck Ewing

Born on October 17, 1859, in Hoagland, Ohio, a small town about…

George Foster

A right-handed power-hitting outfielder, George Foster was a…

Jimmie Foxx

As he had done many times in recent years, Jimmie Foxx chose…

Lou Gehrig

On July 4, 1939, between games of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium,…

Frank Howard

He was not the first man to be recognized as a threat to break…

Buck Leonard

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

Mickey Mantle

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

Eddie Mathews

Eddie Mathews, the only man to play for the Braves in Boston,…

Willie McCovey

In Jim Bouton’s revelatory 1970 book Ball Four, he describes…

Bob Meusel

Silent Bob played the outfield with Combs and Ruth for six years…

Kevin Mitchell

Game Six of the 1986 World Series between the Boston Red Sox…

Sadaharu Oh

“I had reached the point where I simply lived to hit. How can…

John Reilly

Born in Cincinnati on October 5, 1858, John Good Reilly would…

Jim Rice

James Edward Rice was born on Sunday, March 8, 1953, in Anderson,…

Frank Robinson

Frank Robinson would not want to be remembered as a racial…
George Stovey (GRIT MAGAZINE, November 4, 1945)

George Stovey

George Stovey came of age just as overhand pitching became legal.…
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…
Cy Williams (TRADING CARD DB)

Cy Williams

The National League's career home-run leader until his record…

Ken Williams

When a ballplayer leads the league in multiple offensive categories…

Hack Wilson

A few guys populate Baseball’s Hall of Fame who deserve the…

Rudy York

Early in his career on the baseball diamond he was a man without…

Heinie Zimmerman

A versatile fielder who could play second, third, or short, Heinie…