Julio "Monchy" de Arcos (COURTESY OF JESSICA DE ARCOS)

Julio “Monchy” de Arcos

Julio “Monchy” de Arcos (1922-1966) was a Cuban executive…

Bobby Darwin

Babe Ruth, John Montgomery Ward, George Sisler, Smoky Joe Wood,…

Dizzy Dismukes

He was a star pitcher, one who not only threw a no-hitter —…

Andy Coakley

Andy Coakley is remembered most as “Lou Gehrig’s coach”…

John Donaldson

In 1908 John Donaldson was a tall, slender young man from small-town…

Bob Didier

Son of a great baseball man, scout and executive Mel Didier,…

Mel Didier

Few if any baseball men have worked harder for longer than Mel…

Merrill Combs

Merrill Combs was a graduate of the famed Fremont High School…

Loyd Christopher

Loyd Christopher hit a home run on the first pitch he ever saw…

Danny Doyle

Before Pedro Martinez arrived, scout Danny Doyle could laugh…

Bob Connery

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

Pat Colgan

For a man who spent much of his life on the road as a baseball…

Brian Collins

Descended from Irish immigrant grandparents, Brian Michael Collins,…

Mark Corey

Outfielder Mark Corey looked like a surefire star after winning…

Tom Chism

Young Orioles first basemen in the late 1970s faced mighty obstacles.…

Pat Donahue

The Cleveland Indians paid Pat Donahue $200 for a tip that led…

Pat Dobson

Patrick Edward Dobson Jr. was born February 12, 1942, in Depew,…

Bobby Doerr

It was Ted Williams who dubbed Bobby Doerr "the silent captain…

Horace Clarke

He was a leadoff man. He played all through the eclipse of…

Dick Cole

For young Dickie Cole, growing up in Southern California in the…

Ray Crone

“Amazing,” said Ray Crone when asked by the author to describe…

Atley Donald

Soft-spoken Richard Atley Donald once threw 95-mile-per-hour…

Joe Devine

Joseph “Joe” Devine was born in Oakland, California, on March…

Bill Clark

This is a man who keeps busy. In 36 years as a major-league scout,…