John Sterling

John Albert Sterling was a 19th-century pitcher whose only major-league…
George Werley (TRADING CARD DB)

George Werley

On September 29, 1956, three weeks after his 18th birthday, George…
Gordie Sundin (TRADING CARD DB)

Gordie Sundin

When Gordie Sundin turned down numerous college football scholarships…
Frank Verdi (TRADING CARD DB)

Frank Verdi

Frank Verdi accumulated 1,832 hits across 18 seasons playing…
J.B. Young

J. B. Young

Right-handed pitcher J.B. Young celebrated his 35th birthday…
Nick Testa

Nick Testa

In 1961 writer Bill Libby penned an article titled, “Portrait…

George Yantz

George Webb Yantz was a bricklayer, journeyman catcher, and tough…
Icehouse Wilson (SANTA CRUZ NEWS, February 2, 1934)

Icehouse Wilson

As a teenager, Icehouse Wilson modestly aspired to become a draftsman;…

Doc Tonkin

Medical student Doc Tonkin’s first and only major-league appearance…

Asa Stratton

Worcester manager Mike Dorgan had a problem. It was June 1881,…

Ollie Welf

The most dramatic event of Ollie Welf’s baseball career came…

Frank Stewart

Many baseball fans know that Satchel Paige played on an integrated…

Tom Whelan

Although he played just one game with the Boston Braves, in August…
Sam White (Battle Creek Enquirer, March 29, 1914)

Sam White

Samuel Lambeth “Sam” White, who played one game at catcher…

Milt Welch

Catcher Milt Welch, who made a single appearance for the Detroit…

Willy Wilson

Including the fondly remembered Mookie and the long-forgotten…

John Woods

John Woods – September 16, 1924. Pitcher Woods, back in the…

Buck Washer

Described by Sporting Life as “an all-around athlete of more…

Matt Tupman

An article in the Concord (New Hampshire) Monitor said of catcher…

Allan Travers

Through an extremely unlikely, almost unbelievable set of circumstances,…

Rusty Yarnall

After a major league career that consisted of one inning pitched…

Frank Wurm

As of 2016, three major-league pitchers had triple-digit lifetime…

Erskine Thomason

The Philadelphia Phillies are the oldest continuous one-name,…