Orie Arntzen

Good things come to those who wait. Patience is a virtue. Those…

Ed Butka

The plight of the World War II-era (replacement) player included…

Joe Buzas

If after five years in the Yankee chain, I still am not eligible…

Milt Byrnes

Virtually every book or article on the St. Louis Browns during…

Ben Cardoni

With a weak heart that would eventually fail prematurely and…

Vince Castino

Vince Castino, a catcher who played for the Chicago White Sox…

Otey Clark

Otey Clark pitched right in the middle of the ’40s in the heat…

Jorge Comellas

Jorge Comellas didn’t impress during his brief stint in the…

Chet Covington

“Last year in Newport News, Va., we had the opportunity of…

Jack Creel

Pitcher Jack Creel overcame a birth defect to enjoy a 16-year…

Gene Crumling

Gene Crumling always envisioned himself as a baseball player.…

Guy Curtright

Guy Curtright didn’t reach the major leagues until he was 30…

Fats Dantonio

John “Fats” Dantonio is representative of many ballplayers…

Tommy de la Cruz

“And in no field of American endeavor is invention more rampant…

Otto Denning

Baseball aficionados know that trades, sales, and waivers are…

Buck Etchison

They were called “replacement players,” that group of men…

Buck Fausett

Robert “Buck” Fausett was a 36-year-old major-league rookie…

Hilly Flitcraft

For some ballplayers, World War II presented opportunities that…

Charlie Fuchs

As World War II began to encroach on major-league baseball teams…

Mike Garbark

There is no great mystery about catching for the New York Yankees…

Al Gardella

Al Gardella usually wore uniform number 29, but 32 could have…

Len Gilmore

One of the things the classic movie Field of Dreams brought to…

Pete Gray

Baseball is a difficult game to play well for those with two…

Bill Hart

While his father spent his life laboring below the ground in…