Hugh Alexander

Hugh “Red” Alexander was a promising 20-year-old, having…

Vince Belnome

Possibly the only “one-hit wonder” to belt a ground-rule…
Ed Glenn (BASEBALL-REFERENCE.COM)

Ed Glenn

Mid-1880s outfielder Ed Glenn had various skills needed for an…

Dan Ardell

For the Los Angeles Angels, 1961 was the first year in franchise…

Doug Clarey

In many ways Doug Clarey was an accidental major leaguer, someone…

Jeff Bittiger

Jeff Bittiger's professional baseball career spanned 23 seasons.…

Jeff Banister

“Probably my favorite part of the day is when I get up in the…

Tim Birtsas

Timothy Dean Birtsas, a pitcher whose only major-league hit was…

Craig Cacek

Craig Cacek (pronounced Cass-ek) played in seven games for the…
Jason Davis (TRADING CARD DATABASE)

Jason Davis

Jason Davis, a 6-foot-6-inch right-handed fireballer, pitched…

Jim Derrington

Jim Derrington’s major-league career was brief, but historic.…
Ed Gerner (Library of Congress)

Ed Gerner

Here’s how the story goes: a young lefty pitcher in the 1910s…

Gustavo Chacin

Baseball fans have always sought to quantify every aspect of…
One-Hit Wonders, edited by Bill Nowlin

Matthew Brown

  This SABR biography appears in One-Hit Wonders (2021),…

Webbo Clarke

A five-year veteran of the Negro Leagues, Ernesto Vibert Clarke…
Rod Dedeaux (UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)

Rod Dedeaux

When Rod Dedeaux hit an RBI single in his first major-league…
Cory Aldridge (TRADING CARD DB)

Cory Aldridge

Explorer Juan Ponce de León was way off. More than five centuries…
Fred Gladding (TRADING CARD DB)

Fred Gladding

One of the most dependable relief pitchers for the Detroit Tigers…

Ken Crosby

Ken Crosby’s workday on a fine Southern California spring afternoon…
One-Hit Wonders, edited by Bill Nowlin

Alex George

  This SABR biography appears in One-Hit Wonders (2021),…
Roy Gleason (COURTESY OF THE LOS ANGELES DODGERS)

Roy Gleason

While he made one hit in his only major-league at-bat in 1963,…
Carlos Casimiro (Courtesy of the Baltimore Orioles)

Carlos Casimiro

As of the end of the 2020 season, 789 players born in the Dominican…
One-Hit Wonders, edited by Bill Nowlin

Frank Boyd

  This SABR biography appears in One-Hit Wonders (2021),…

Keith Gordon

People from all walks of life play the great game of baseball.…