Rocco Baldelli

When Rocco Baldelli emerged as a young star in the minor-league…

Bruce Caldwell

The pride of Ashton, Rhode Island, stood 6 feet tall and was…

Artie Clarke

This native of Providence, Rhode Island, attended Brown University…

Joe Connolly

When baseball fans think about the national pastime and Rhode…

Jimmy Cooney

"I've always been a Red Sox fan, ever since I was a little kid,"…

Johnny Cooney

John Walter Cooney, the son as well as the brother of major-league…

Pat Duff

Pat “Paddy” Duff, one of four native Rhode Islanders to play…

Roland Hemond

Like the sea captains of an earlier era, Roland Hemond is a native…

Ray Jarvis

When considering Rhode Island natives who played major league…

Ed Kelly

On September 23, 1913, the Boston Globe reported that Edward…

Billy Kinloch

Playing in the major leagues -- even for a single game -- has…

Nap Lajoie

The first superstar in American League history, Napoleon Lajoie…

Rick Lancellotti

The Journeyman.  That is the title of the book Richard Anthony…

John LaRose

A Pawtucket native, left-hander Henry John LaRose was first called…

Bill LeFebvre

How many pitchers hit a home run their first time up in the major…

Art Merewether

Art Merewether, one of Brown University’s 38 big leaguers,…

Phil Paine

Tucked in the northwest corner of Rhode Island, just 10 miles…

Mike Roarke

Michael Thomas “Mike” Roarke grew up playing ball in West…

Ken Ryan

During his 15-year career in professional baseball with four…

Eddie Sawyer

In 1883 the Worcester Ruby Legs became the Philadelphia Quakers…

Jim Siwy

Becoming a major-league baseball player if you were born in Rhode…

Max Surkont

In 1942 St. Louis Cardinals’ farm director Branch Rickey singled…

Ed Walczak

August 1945 was a whirlwind month for US Army Air Corps Sergeant…