Johnny Klippstein

On May 26, 1956, the Cincinnati Redlegs and Milwaukee Braves…

Gary Kroll

Gary Kroll, a hard-throwing right-hander who once pitched 20…

Bobby Locke

The well-traveled right-handed pitcher Bobby Locke spent the…

Peanuts Lowrey

Peanuts Lowrey, who was the 1964 Phillies’ first-base coach,…

Art Mahaffey

On the evening of September 21, 1964, the Philadelphia Phillies’…

Gene Mauch

Even as an 18-year-old, Brooklyn Dodgers rookie shortstop Gene…

Cal McLish

Indians fans in Cleveland awoke the morning of May 23, 1957,…

George Myatt

“Baseball was his life,” said Gene Myatt of his father, George…

Bob Oldis

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

Adolfo Phillips

By most lights, Adolfo Phillips, a 22-year-old rookie who was…

Vic Power

The game meant nothing. Well, virtually nothing. The Detroit…

John J. Quinn

John J. Quinn spent 47 years working for major-league baseball…

Ed Roebuck

Ed Roebuck has a safe-deposit box with two World Series championship…

Cookie Rojas

Cookie Rojas is one of a handful of major leaguers who played…

Byrum Saam

The man of a zillion words, summer after summer, just … “Rolling…

Costen Shockley

Suggest today to Costen Shockley that judging by the newspaper…

Chris Short

Chris Short won 135 games in his major-league career. He pitched…

Roy Sievers

Overcoming potentially career-ending shoulder injuries in the…

Morrie Steevens

Morrie Steevens was a St. Louis Cardinals fan as a child. Ironically,…

Tony Taylor

“They had a Tony Taylor Day in 1963 in Connie Mack Stadium,…

Frank Thomas

Frank Thomas played during an era when team owners looked upon…

Gus Triandos

In 1954 Gus Triandos, a powerfully built catcher who hit a lot…

Al Widmar

A baseball lifer, Al Widmar spent almost six decades playing,…

Bobby Wine

He was a lanky, crew-cut 21-year-old newcomer called up from…