Jack Maguire

Jack Maguire signed a minor-league contract to play in the New…

Willie Mays

"If somebody came up and hit .450, stole 100 bases, and performed…

Don Mueller

Outfielder Don Mueller was a hard man to strike out – in five…

Ray Noble

Rafael Noble (pronounced NO-bleh) was a stocky, powerful catcher.…

Polo Grounds (New York)

The Polo Grounds, an odd name for an odd stadium, was home…

Earl Rapp

In a quote the late, great Dizzy Dean might have said: “Earl…

Bill Rigney

“The fascinating thing about baseball is that everyone knows…

Hank Schenz

Henry “Hank” Schenz was claimed off waivers by the New York…

Frank Shellenback

Many believe that spitballer Frank Shellenback had his major-league…

George Spencer

As one of the last surviving members from the 1951 National League…

Eddie Stanky

One can statistically evaluate with some degree of accuracy the…

Horace Stoneham

When Charles A. Stoneham came home one night in October 1918…

Hank Thompson

Hank Thompson, a New York Giants mainstay from 1949 to 1956,…

Bobby Thomson

When New York Giants announcer Russ Hodges uttered the immortal…

Wes Westrum

Wes Westrum was a superb defensive catcher for the New York Giants…

Davey Williams

Davey Williams did not much like being the answer to a trivia…

Artie Wilson

Artie Wilson’s career makes just the barest impression in the…

Sal Yvars

If not for a spectacular catch by Hank Bauer in the ninth inning…