Joe McCarthy

Self-effacing and relentlessly confident, Joe McCarthy was a…

Norm McMillan

The shortest home run in major-league history? It was hit in…

Johnny Moore

Johnny Moore’s one glimpse of fame, if it can be called that,…

Art Nehf

When manager John McGraw needed a clutch win for his New York…

Bob Osborn

Bob Osborn was a right-handed pitcher for the Chicago Cubs and…

Ken Penner

Kenneth William Penner was a baseball lifer. From the time he…

Charlie Root

Perhaps unfairly, Charlie Root’s name and legacy are indelibly…

Johnny Schulte

A backup catcher in all of his five years in the Major Leagues,…

Riggs Stephenson

Riggs Stephenson is a brilliant hitter, steady fielder, and a…

Danny Taylor

Danny Taylor, an outfielder known for his hitting and his speed,…

Zack Taylor

The long and the short of it is that Zack Taylor was the manager…

Chick Tolson

Two and a half miles southeast of the United States Capitol,…

Irving Vaughan

In the summer of 1919, the year the Black Sox threw the World…

Bill Veeck Sr.

It would not be inaccurate to call the 1929 Cubs team president…

Hack Wilson

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

Wrigley Field (Chicago)

It was built on the site of a former theological seminary (of…

William Wrigley Jr.

Tuesday, October 8, 1929, should have been the peak day of 68-year-old…