Joe L. Brown

The children of the elite often will have difficulty establishing…

John Galbreath

“He’s a little guy. Thinks he can do anything. Damn near…

Forbes Field (Pittsburgh)

Baseball links geography, and rivalry. In 1908 Philadelphia constructed…

Bill Burwell

After his third year in organized baseball, 22-year-old right-handed…

Don Gross

Don Gross had a 13-year career in professional baseball as a…

Earl Francis

With the muscular physique of a football player, 6-foot-2, 215-pound…

Bob Friend

Bob Friend was one of baseball’s more consistent starting pitchers…

Tom Cheney

“I didn’t like how my baseball career ended, particularly…

Elroy Face

Baseball is a game in which one or two numbers can become burned…

Roberto Clemente

Roberto Clemente's greatness transcended the diamond. On it,…

Gene Baker

Near the end of the 1953 baseball season two young men joined…
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Dick Groat

Before Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders made “two-sport athletes”…

Gino Cimoli

“They set all the records and we won the game.” That was…

Dick Barone

But for a bit of luck—if he'd been with a different organization,…

Joe Gibbon

Joe Gibbon fulfilled his dream when he made the Opening Day roster…

Smoky Burgess

“Smoky Burgess was fat. Not baseball fat like Mickey Lolich…

Joe Christopher

In 1959, Joe Christopher became the first player born in the…

Bennie Daniels

The expansion Washington Senators had little to cheer about at…

Fred Green

At 3:36 P.M. on October 13, 1960, Fred Green watched a ball hit…

Harry Bright

During a professional baseball career of 20 years the much-traveled…

Paul Giel

Great anticipation existed regarding which sport Paul Giel would…

Harvey Haddix

Whenever the name Harvey Haddix is mentioned, there is usually…

Don Hoak

To his contemporaries, he was a hard-nosed player, a throwback…

Howie Haak

Called the “King of the Caribbean” by baseball people and…