Mel Allen

Mel Allen was The Voice:"his boom box of a voice" – Curt Smith"that…

Rugger Ardizoia

The steamship S.S. Colombo arrived in New York from Naples, …

Yogi Berra

Many images come to mind when one hears the name Yogi Berra.…

Bill Bevens

On October 3, 1947, Bill Bevens stood on the mound at Ebbets…

Bobby Brown

More than 17,000 players have played Major League baseball, but…

Tommy Byrne

Tommy Byrne had three careers and was successful in all of them.…

Spud Chandler

Spurgeon Ferdinand “Spud” Chandler was a no-nonsense, take-charge…

Allie Clark

What was Yankees manager Bucky Harris thinking? With his team…

Frank Colman

In the opening game of the 1947 season, Frank Colman stepped…

Red Corriden

John Michael “Red” Corriden, the first-base coach for the…

Frankie Crosetti

In 37 seasons as an infielder and third-base coach for the Yankees,…

Joe DiMaggio

“Baseball isn’t statistics; it’s Joe DiMaggio rounding…

Chuck Dressen

While common wisdom dictates that baseball games are won with…

Karl Drews

One day in the mid-1930s, in the New York City borough of Staten…

Lonny Frey

The Cincinnati Reds of the 1930s were the National League’s…

Randy Gumpert

Randy Gumpert was feeling flush with confidence in the spring…

Bucky Harris

The New York Yankees of 1946 had many of the same stars who made…

Tommy Henrich

“What do [you] think of Tommy Henrich?”“I don’t know,…

Russ Hodges

People of a certain age know where they were when the Japanese…

Ralph Houk

Ralph Houk was the first manager to have two World Series championships…

Don Johnson

“They’ve made a simple game complicated,” Don Johnson said…

Billy Johnson

Called “too small for a pitcher” by his high-school coach,…

Charlie Keller

At the baseball field in Memorial Park, in Middletown, Maryland,…

Johnny Lindell

John Harlan Lindell, Jr., who reinvented himself as a pitcher…