Danny Kravitz

Of the tens of thousands of people who took in the thrilling…

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…

Bill Mazeroski

Almost every kid who has ever played baseball fantasizes coming…

Román Mejías

Outfielder Román Mejías played in 627 big-league games from…

Vinegar Bend Mizell

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

Danny Murtaugh

Serial retirement has a long tradition in sports. Boxing has…

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…

Frank Oceak

After hitting his dramatic walk-off home run in the bottom of…

Bob Oldis

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

Diomedes Olivo

In Homer’s Iliad, Diomedes was one of the strongest Greek warriors.…

Bob Prince

Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Prince was a man of paradox. He…

Dick Schofield (the Elder)

Dick Schofield spent 19 years in the big leagues working for…

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…

R C Stevens

R C Stevens, said one of his minor-league managers, was “capable…

Dick Stuart

Dick Stuart was fun—as long as you didn’t have to be on the…

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…

Bill Virdon

From 1955 to 1965 Bill Virdon established his reputation as one…

Red Witt

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

Jim Woods

From 1953 through 1956, Jim Woods was Mel Allen’s and Red Barber’s…