John Antonelli

John Lawrence Antonelli, Jr.1 was a Memphis native who carved…

Eddie Basinski

Eddie Basinski always conceded that he never looked much like…

Augie Bergamo

When big-league players heeded the call of duty during World…

Frenchy Bordagaray

“He’s either the poorest great third baseman or the greatest…

Lou Boudreau

In 1942, the Cleveland Indians chose their slow-footed, hard-hitting,…

Ferris Fain

When asked to make a list of the best hitters of the late 1940s…

Augie Galan

Donning the uniforms of the Chicago Cubs and Brooklyn Dodgers…

Danny Gardella

Today's multimillionaire players probably don’t know Danny…

Frankie Gustine

“Baseball had always been in my blood,” said versatile infielder…

Stan Hack

There are fewer third basemen in the Hall of Fame than players…

Max Lanier

A hard-throwing southpaw and two-time All-Star, Max Lanier won…

Ernie Lombardi

It is one of those records that may never be equaled, much less…

Johnny Mize

In 1947 Johnny Mize did something unmatched in baseball history.…

Van Lingle Mungo

“He is another Vance, another Dazzy, I’m telling you. Hasn’t…

Claude Passeau

On baseball’s biggest stage, Chicago Cubs right-hander Claude…

Hal Trosky

Hal Trosky played first base for the Cleveland Indians and the…

Johnny Vander Meer

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Vander Meer was close to achieving…