Joe L. Brown

The children of the elite often will have difficulty establishing…

Bill Burwell

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

Tom Cheney

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

Joe Christopher

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

Roberto Clemente

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

Bennie Daniels

The expansion Washington Senators had little to cheer about at…

Elroy Face

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

Earl Francis

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

John Galbreath

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

Joe Gibbon

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

Paul Giel

Great anticipation existed regarding which sport Paul Giel would…

Harvey Haddix

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

Clem Labine

One of the most important games hurled by Clement Walter Labine…

Vern Law

The 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates had their fair share of heroes and…

Lenny Levy

Lenny Levy’s career defies conventional logic. A washout in…

Vinegar Bend Mizell

The small community of Vinegar Bend, Alabama, provided an unusual…

Sam Narron

When Susie Finney Narron, wife of Sam Narron, would say, “God…

Rocky Nelson

Rocky Nelson came to Cleveland in the spring of 1954 with an…

Bob Oldis

Bob “Bucky” Oldis wasn’t an All-Star, or even a journeyman…

Bob Skinner

After stagnating at the bottom of the National League for much…

Hal Smith

Andy Warhol once suggested that “In the future everyone will…

Jim Umbricht

Determined to make the major leagues since he was a young boy,…

Mickey Vernon

In the 1940s and well into the 1950s, the premier first baseman…

Red Witt

“Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it,…