With Max Scherzer being ejected a few days ago for the use of sticky stuff, I was reminded of the beauty of Phil Niekro being ejected in 1987 after he.
This is the grave of Pinky Whitney. Born in 1905 in San Antonio, Whitney grew up to be a third basemen. His father was a railroad conductor. Interestingly, while his.
Reds at Orioles June 25, 2011 I was fascinated by the discourse around the election of Scott Rolen to the Hall of Fame, including the comments to Paul's post shortly.
This is the grave of Mickey Mantle. What is there really to say about Mantle? This is legend beyond legend. It's not that he's the greatest player in history per.
This is the grave of Ed McKeever. Born in 1859 in Brooklyn, McKeever became a construction contractor. He did well and started really building his business in 1886. By 1899,.
This is the grave of Rube Waddell. Born in 1876 in Bradford, Pennsylvania, George Waddell, later known as "Rube" when he became a star baseball player, was a weird child.
Need to take a moment to congratulate Fred McGriff on getting into the Hall of Fame. He's kind of a marginal candidate really, but given that the Veterans Committee have.
This is the grave of Eddie Collins. Born in 1887 in Millerton, New York, Collins grew up wealthy. This made him very different than most other professional baseball players of.