Aldona Appleton

In one of his baseball abstracts, Bill James relates an amusing…

Pete Appleton

In September 1927, the Cincinnati Reds brought up a 23-year old…

Dorothy Arnold

Sometime after World War II, Woody Guthrie wrote a song called…

The Brush Family Women

Beset by a chronic illness and often in pain, John T. Brush was…

John T. Brush

A sufferer from locomotor ataxia, a painful disease of the nervous…

Eleanor Gehrig

No one chooses to become a professional widow, and Eleanor Gehrig…

Lou Gehrig

On July 4, 1939, between games of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium,…

Roy and Bessie Largent

There have been many famous husband-wife teams who shared a career,…

Ethel Posey

Ownership in the Negro Leagues was a tough and sometimes precarious…

Jean Yawkey

When Boston Red Sox owner Tom Yawkey died in 1976, he left his…

Tom Yawkey

As the owner of the Boston Red Sox for 43 years, few if any people…