Ed Ashenbach (COURTESY OF STEPHEN V. RICE)

Ed Ashenbach

Ed Ashenbach was known as the “King of the Minors.” Who else…

Bob Allen

Many baseball fans know about the 1894 Philadelphia Phillies…

Bud Beasley

Bud Beasley Elementary School in Sparks, Nevada, opened in the…

Paul Cobb

"I am proud of my two boys. Baseball is a clean, manly sport,"…

Oliver Faulkner

Orel Hershiser set a major-league record by pitching 59 consecutive…

Mario Cuomo

With a passion for problem solving fueled by an unyielding streak…

Bunny Brief

Bunny Brief started his professional career in 1910 as a 17-year-old…

Nick Cullop (Henry)

There have been two Nick Cullops in major-league baseball; one…

Archie Cochrane

Best known as the younger brother of a Hall of Fame catcher,…

Joe Engel

Long before Bill Veeck sent a midget up to bat, Joe Engel sent…

Ox Eckhardt

Ox Eckhardt has the highest lifetime average in the minor leagues…

Moose Clabaugh

Before the designated hitter, the major leagues had little use…

Steve Bilko

Steve Bilko was a heavy hitter. Baseball encyclopedias list him…

Otto Borchert

Otto Borchert is a legend in Milwaukee. He is remembered as the…

Willie Delahanty

Like Gummo Marx, Willie Delahanty is the forgotten member of…

John Donahue

John Donahue played 1,176 known minor-league games from 1914…

Richie Ferrell

Several years ago, I picked up a large package of records belonging…

Bob Connery

Over the course of three decades in the early 20th century, Robert…

Rich Dubee

Selected in the third round of the June 1976 amateur draft, 18-year-old…

Michael J. Finn

A quintessential sportsman and promoter, Michael J. Finn was…

Joe Bauman

He played 850 miles from the nearest big league park in a part…

Bob Crues

If Babe Ruth owns the number 60 and Barry Bonds has a lock on…

Bob Brown

Bob Brown was a sickly old man by the time he died at St. Paul's…

Buzz Arlett

Many a night, when I should've been doing my homework, I spent…