Heinz Becker

Heinz Becker, the only German-born big-leaguer who played during…

Fritz Buelow

Fritz Buelow exhibited many positives. A “hard working and…

Pep Deininger

The southpaw from Wasseralfingen? The German suburb is now…

Barney Dreyfuss

In an issue published a few days after the grand opening of Forbes…

Judge Emil Fuchs

“I felt I’d be happier trying to make a living from baseball…

Bill Kuehne

In June 1883, scarcely a month after the expansion Columbus,…

Craig Lefferts

This biography appears in San Diego Padres: The First Half Century…

Skel Roach

From 1895 through 1905, a pitcher known as Skel Roach racked…

Elten Schiller

This biography appears in San Diego Padres: The First Half Century…

John L. Smith

The headline on John Lawrence Smith’s New York Times obituary…

Tony Welzer

Being born in Germany and playing major-league baseball is not…