Dan Bankhead

Dan Bankhead is best known for two things. He was the first African-American…

Jack Banta

Jack Banta was a hard-throwing right-handed pitcher who threw…

Red Barber

The man who broadcast Jackie Robinson’s first season with the…
Rex Barney (TRADING CARD DB)

Rex Barney

With the possible exception of Sandy Koufax, no Dodger pitcher…

Ray Blades

On April 9, 1947, the New York Post’s back-page headline screamed,…

Tommy Brown

Tommy Brown was only nineteen years old and recently discharged…

Ed Chandler

World War II interrupted Ed Chandler’s dream of pitching in…

Connie Desmond

In the 1940s Red Barber was solidly entrenched as the Brooklyn…

George Dockins

George Woodrow Dockins was a soft-tossing, perpetually sore-armed…

Leo Durocher

From his birth in 1905, in West Springfield, Massachusetts,…

Al Gionfriddo

“Running! turning! leaping! like little Al Gionfriddo — a…

Hal Gregg

We often read or hear about pitchers developing arm strength…

Gene Hermanski

Eugene Victor Hermanski was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts…

Kirby Higbe

Kirby Higbe, a good old boy from South Carolina was a hell-raiser…

Eddie Miksis

“Miksis will fix us” Branch Rickey promised Dodgers fans…

Marv Rackley

Marvin Eugene Rackley was born on July 25, 1921, in Seneca, South…

Pee Wee Reese

Outside MCU Park in Coney Island, there stands a statue of two…

Branch Rickey

Branch Rickey was “a man of strange complexities, not to mention…

Stan Rojek

Late in the afternoon of September 22, 1942, propelled by a Lew…

Howie Schultz

Howie Schultz combined major-league careers in baseball and basketball…

John L. Smith

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

Tommy Tatum

Tommy Tatum played parts of fourteen seasons in professional…

Harry Taylor

Known as “Handsome Harry” for his movie star good looks,…

Dixie Walker

During Dixie Walker’s playing days, he won a batting championship…