John J. Quinn

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

Byrum Saam

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

Frank Thomas

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

Vic Power

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

Peanuts Lowrey

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

Johnny Klippstein

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

Al Widmar

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

Adolfo Phillips

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

Roy Sievers

Overcoming potentially career-ending shoulder injuries in the…

Tony Taylor

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

Cal McLish

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

Chris Short

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

Bobby Locke

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

Gus Triandos

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

Art Mahaffey

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

Gary Kroll

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

Costen Shockley

Suggest today to Costen Shockley that judging by the newspaper…

Bob Oldis

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

Ed Roebuck

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

Gene Mauch

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

Bobby Shantz

Almost every scout considered him too short (5-feet-6½) to be…

Cookie Rojas

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

George Myatt

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

Morrie Steevens

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