Andy Cusick (COURTESY OF BILL LAMB)

Andy Cusick

By late in the 1884 season, the amateur Fall River (Massachusetts)…
Jocko Fields (BASEBALL-REFERENCE.COM)

Jocko Fields

It was long believed that on June 19, 1846, the first baseball…

Ted Sullivan

The Johnny Appleseed of baseball, Timothy Paul “Ted” Sullivan,…

Tommy Bond

Tommy Bond was a pitching star in the infancy of professional…

Pete Daniels

Thousands of baseball players have been labeled with a nickname.…

Andy Leonard

He was born in Ireland during the Potato Famine, named for an…

Michael E. Finn

San Francisco’s Mike Finn was a pioneer professional as a California…

John Morrissey

It is hard to reconcile Henry Chadwick’s world of gentleman…

Patrick Purtell

Patrick W. Purtell died in his longtime hometown of Columbus,…

Curry Foley

Curry Foley, one of 32 Irish-born major leaguers in the 19th…

John Tener

Many people achieve success in their chosen field, but few match…

Jimmy Archer

Jimmy Archer was the regular catcher for the Chicago Cubs from…

Jimmy Walsh

Jimmy Walsh was among the last natives of Ireland to play in…

Hugh Daily

A rookie at the age of 34, he beat the Chicago White Stockings…

Patsy Donovan

A fleet-footed slap hitter who perennially topped the .300-mark,…

Joe Cleary

For more than 70 years, pitcher Joe Cleary was the last native…

Jack Doyle

They called him "Dirty Jack," but John Joseph "Jack" Doyle never…