Gene Autry

Gene Autry was the kind of man who paid the bills for old friends…

Bo Belinsky

“My only regret is that I can’t sit in the stands and watch…

Johnny Berardino

“Berardino is one of those intense fellows who believe the…

Bobby Bonilla

“He’s a quality player who’s getting better all the time.…

Chuck Connors

Chuck Connors was a career minor-league ballplayer who played…

Ron Darling

If you were lucky enough to bring Ron Darling to a party, how…

Joe DiMaggio

“Baseball isn’t statistics; it’s Joe DiMaggio rounding…

Mike Donlin

A flamboyant playboy and partygoer who dressed impeccably and…

Don Drysdale

“Hitters would dig a hole and really get anchored with their…

Mark Fidrych

Although he pitched in only 58 major-league games in his tragically…

Pat Flaherty

His name was Edmund Joseph Flaherty. People called him Ed, Eddie,…

Lew Fonseca

Lew Fonseca was a batting champion, a versatile fielder who played…

Steve Garvey

Steve Garvey was the epitome of the Southern California cultural…

Al Gettel

Al “Two Gun” Gettel pitched in 184 major-league games over…

Greg Goossen

Across the decades, various New York Yankee, New York Giant,…

Wally Hebert

Baseball has always loved an underdog. Rugged southpaw Wally…

Wally Hood

Fred C. Newmeyer had “won another” game for his Bay City,…

Byron Houck

Rare is the player in major-league history who, after being part…

Reggie Jackson

Reginald Martinez Jackson was born on May 18, 1946, in Wyncote,…

Derek Jeter

Seems to Move in Perpetual Sunshine.1“Baseball is a lot about…

Wally Joyner

The 1983 film National Lampoon’s Vacation introduced moviegoers…

Frankie Kelleher

Though a renowned power hitter in 12 seasons in the Pacific Coast…

John Kruk

A quick, short tale of a man named KrukWho ran the bases for…

Lee Lacy

“I can play this game,” said Lee Lacy confidently. “For…