Joe Pate (BASEBALL-REFERENCE.COM)

Joe Pate

Baseball has no player like Joe Pate today. He was a minor-league…
Clarence Smith (COURTESY OF STEPHEN V. RICE)

Clarence Smith

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

Kurt Russell

When Oregonians turned to the sports section of their newspapers…

Eddie Onslow

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

Gus Munch

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

Pants Rowland

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

Jack Ogden

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

Kid Mohler

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

Ron Necciai

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

Dick Porter

Right fielder Dick Porter played 5½ years with the Cleveland…

Grover Resinger

Baseball and baseball players need people like Grover Resinger…

William Rumler

After nearly a century, many baseball historians still wonder…

Butch McDaniel

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

Millito Navarro

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

Dan Morgan

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

Frank “Shag” Shaughnessy

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

Bert Niehoff

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

Norris O’Neill

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

W.W. McCredie

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

Patrick Purtell

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

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…

Lefty O’Doul

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

Frank Shellenback

Many believe that spitballer Frank Shellenback had his major-league…