Tom Angley

Tom Angley was a ballplayer born 50 years too soon. Born in an…

Kiki Cuyler

Though contemporary newspaper reports typically referred to…

Woody English

As the leadoff or number-two batter for some of the highest-scoring…

Charlie Grimm

Charlie Grimm was a man of many talents. Called “perhaps…

Trader Horne

The major-league career of Berlyn “Trader” Horne was brief.…

Pat Malone

The knock against Pat Malone, a big, hard-throwing right-hander…

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…

Charlie Root

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

Riggs Stephenson

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

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,…

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…