Frank Allen

The high mark of Frank Allen’s six-year major-league career…

Phil Ball

St. Louis Browns owner Phil Ball, second from left, meets with…

Dave Davenport

Among the tallest players of the Deadball Era, Dave Davenport…

Delos Drake

This biography appears in Whales, Terriers, and Terrapins:…

Vern Duncan

This biography appears in Whales, Terriers, and Terrapins:…

Ted Easterly

The tale is familiar to followers of baseball legend: Young boy…

Jimmy Esmond

Ken Burns’s documentary Baseball opens with a line that characterizes…

Happy Finneran

Right-handed pitcher Happy Finneran played major-league baseball…

Max Flack

For much of his post-baseball life, Max Flack’s 12-year major-league…

Grover Gilmore

Grover Cleveland Gilmore was born in Chicago on November 1, 1888.…
James A. Gilmore (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

James Gilmore

After several years in the military, Long Jim Gilmore spent his…

Charlie Hanford

England has contributed 33 players to major-league baseball.…

Pete Henning

Who’d have thought that almost a decade after Pete Henning’s…

Chief Johnson

Chief Johnson was a strong-armed pitcher who had great beginnings…

Al Kaiser

This biography appears in Whales, Terriers, and Terrapins:…

George Kaiserling

George Kaiserling was born to a German immigrant couple, Frederick…

Duke Kenworthy

Before and after his two years in the major leagues, when he…

Elmer Knetzer

In the final month of the 1909 National League season, Elmer…

Gene Krapp

Gene Krapp, a diminutive right-handed spitballer, holds an…
Kenesaw Mountain Landis

Kenesaw Mountain Landis

Some said that baseball owners found Judge Kenesaw Mountain…

Ed Lennox

  The Pittsburgh Rebels visited Kansas City on May 6,…

Baldy Louden

Several incidental details about William P. “Baldy” Louden…

Dan Marion

Playing his entire major-league career in the Federal League,…

George McConnell

While appearing in only 176 major-league games over six seasons,…