Alfred Austrian

To certain chroniclers of the Black Sox Scandal, the actor most…

Rube Benton

A hard-throwing, fast-living left-hander, Rube Benton pitched…

Rachie Brown

The Black Sox dealt with a gambler they knew only as “Brown,”…

Bill Burns

“Sleepy Bill” Burns pitched for five major-league teams in…

Robert Cannon

Robert Cannon came to love baseball as a boy growing up in Milwaukee.…

Hal Chase

Hal Chase, whose big league career lasted from 1905 to 1919,…

Eddie Cicotte

Though he didn’t invent the pitch, Eddie “Knuckles” Cicotte…

Eddie Collins

An excellent place-hitter, slick fielder, and brainy baserunner,…

Charles Comiskey

One of the most influential figures in the history of the sport,…

Nat Evans

In the course of researching Sport Sullivan’s life, I became…

Red Faber

Urban “Red” Faber, one of the last pitchers to legally throw…

Happy Felsch

The Black Sox Scandal shocked the sporting public and led to…

Ben Franklin

In announcing the March 1921 indictments of the players and gamblers…

Chick Gandil

Prior to his infamous involvement in the 1919 Black Sox Scandal,…

Joe Gedeon

Even the most casual baseball fan is familiar with Eight Men…

Kid Gleason

He is remembered as the manager of the most infamous baseball…

Harry Grabiner

During Harry Grabiner's four-decade-long tenure as a front-office…

Garry Herrmann

A self-made success in the rough-and-tumble world of Cincinnati…

Shoeless Joe Jackson

Shoeless Joe Jackson was a country boy from South Carolina who…

Ban Johnson

The most powerful figure of the Deadball Era, Ban Johnson's rise…

Dickey Kerr

Exactly 90 minutes after Chicago White Sox left-hander Dickey[fn]Kerr…
Kenesaw Mountain Landis

Kenesaw Mountain Landis

Some said that baseball owners found Judge Kenesaw Mountain…

Lee Magee

The cover photo on the Sunday magazine insert of the June 29,…

Billy Maharg

On September 27, 1920, suspicions about the integrity of the…