W.W. McCredie

"History is the essence of innumerable biographies," wrote historian…

Butch McDaniel

Often overshadowed by those of two older brothers, Kerry Don…

Kid Mohler

Kid Mohler played more games at second base (2,871) than anyone…

Dan Morgan

Dan Morgan was inducted into the University of Minnesota “M…

Gus Munch

When asked in the twilight of his life to reflect on his baseball…

Millito Navarro

Emilio “Millito” Navarro was one of the patriarchs of baseball…

Ron Necciai

Ron Necciai is the real-life Sidd Finch, the greatest pitcher…

Bert Niehoff

Although no more than that of a journeyman, the six-year major-league…

Lefty O'Doul

Few have eclipsed Lefty O'Doul as a baseball legend in San Francisco.…

Norris O'Neill

Norris O’Neill, one of three nineteenth-century baseball figures…

Jack Ogden

John Mahlon “Jack” Ogden played in the major leagues for…

Eddie Onslow

Eddie Onslow could be described as a major-league baseball player,…

Charles Pinkney

A decade before the Ray Chapman tragedy, another infielder from…

Alabama Pitts

Going from convicted felon and star athlete at Sing Sing Prison…

Dick Porter

Right fielder Dick Porter played 5½ years with the Cleveland…

Patrick Purtell

Patrick W. Purtell died in his longtime hometown of Columbus,…

Grover Resinger

Baseball and baseball players need people like Grover Resinger…

Pants Rowland

If Pants Rowland had gotten his way, big-league baseball would…

William Rumler

After nearly a century, many baseball historians still wonder…

Kurt Russell

When Oregonians turned to the sports section of their newspapers…

Frank "Shag" Shaughnessy

Frank Shaughnessy was an outfielder who played nine major-league…

Frank Shellenback

Many believe that spitballer Frank Shellenback had his major-league…
Clarence Smith (COURTESY OF STEPHEN V. RICE)

Clarence Smith

Inspired by the debut of pitcher “Noodles” Hahn, the Dayton…

Luther Smith

Gambling posed a serious threat to baseball in 1919. Rumors of…