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Clarence Melvin Smyres MP (1921 - 2007)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Clarence Melvin "Clancy" Smyres (May 24, 1922 in Culver City, California – November 27, 2007 in Lancaster, California) is a former Major League Baseball pl...

7/12/2015

James Paul David Bunning, a Representative and Senator from Kentucky; born in Southgate, Ky., October 23, 1931; attended parochial schools in Southgate and Cincinnati, Ohio; B.S., Xavier University, Ci...

6/19/2015

Arlie Pond (1873 - 1930)

Dr. Erasmus Arlington "Arlie" Pond (January 19, 1873 – September 19, 1930) was an American major league baseball pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles from 1895-1898, as well as a doctor in the Un...

6/11/2015
     

Charlie Devens (1910 - 2003)

"Charlie Devens"

Charles Devens (January 1, 1910 in Milton, Massachusetts – August 13, 2003 in Scarborough, Maine), was a Major League Baseball player who played pitcher from 1932-1934. After pitching for Harv...

5/16/2015

Pvt. James "Jimmy" Trimble III (USMC) (1925 - 1945)

"Jimmy Trimble"

James “Jimmy” Trimble (October 10, 1925-March 1, 1945), In 1942 and 1943 sports fan in the Washington area were amazed by the tremendous fastball of a young pitcher. Trimble grew up i...

5/15/2015

Buena Vista, Georgia, USA

He was recently inducted into the Negro League Hall of Fame. For the past several years Georgia-native Roosevelt Jackson has been making appearances across the country at baseball parks and at publ...

4/15/2015

Virne Beatrice "Jackie" Mitchell Gilbert (August 29, 1913 – January 7, 1987) was one of the first female pitchers in professional baseball history. Pitching for the Chattanooga Lookouts Class ...

3/27/2015

Lynn Compton (1921 - 2012)

Lynn Davis "Buck" Compton (December 31, 1921 – February 25, 2012) was a California Court of Appeals judge who served as the lead prosecutor in Sirhan Sirhan's trial for the assassination of Ro...

3/22/2015

Jack Knott (1907 - 1981)

John Henry Knott (March 2, 1907 – October 13, 1981) born in Dallas, Texas was a pitcher for the St. Louis Browns (1933–38), Chicago White Sox (1938–40) and Philadelphia Athletics...

3/22/2015

Parson Perryman (1888 - 1966)

Emmett Key "Parson" Perryman (April 14, 1888 – September 12, 1966) was a professional baseball player. He was a right-handed pitcher for one season (1915) with the St. Louis Browns. For his ca...

3/17/2015

Gavvy Cravath (1881 - 1963)

"Gavvy", "Cactus"

Clifford Carlton "Gavvy" Cravath (March 23, 1881 – May 23, 1963), also nicknamed "Cactus", was an American right fielder and right-handed batter in Major League Baseball who played primarily...

3/12/2015

Eric Tipton (1915 - 2001)

Eric Gordon Tipton (April 20, 1915 – August 29, 2001) was an outfielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Athletics and the Cincinnati Reds. Also known as a college foot...

3/2/2015

Claude Corbitt (1915 - 1978)

Claude Elliott Corbitt (July 21, 1915 – May 1, 1978) was an American professional baseball player, an infielder who appeared in 215 Major League games over four seasons for the Brooklyn Dodger...

3/2/2015

Wayne Ambler (1915 - 1998)

Wayne Harper Ambler (November 8, 1915 – January 3, 1998) was an American professional baseball player whose career spanned six season, including three in Major League Baseball with the Philade...

3/2/2015

Jumbo Latham This article was written by Scott Fiesthumel. George Warren "Juice" Latham was born September 6, 1852, in Utica, New York, to Amy Victory Latham and Charles Latham, a constable and one of ...

2/21/2015

Kevin Edmund Youkilis (/ˈjuːkəlɪs/; born March 15, 1979), also known as "Youk" /ˈjuːk/, is an American former professional baseball first baseman and third b...

2/4/2015

Bo Schembechler (1929 - 2006)

Glenn Edward "Bo" Schembechler, Jr. (April 1, 1929 – November 17, 2006) was an American football player, coach, and athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Miami Unive...

12/30/2014
     

Branch Rickey, Jr. (1914 - 1961)

. Wesley Branch Rickey, Jr. (January 31, 1914 – April 10, 1961) was an American front office executive in Major League Baseball. The son of Baseball Hall of Fame club executive Branch Rickey, ...

12/27/2014

Jim Reeder (1924 - 1972)

James Bartlett Reeder was an Ohio State University All American who was a member of the 1943 Big Ten championship baseball team. Reeder was named a charter member of the California State University H...

12/26/2014

Hugh Fullerton (1873 - 1945)

Hugh Stuart Fullerton III (10 Sep 1873 – 27 Dec 1945) was an influential American sportswriter of the first half of the 20th century. He was one of the founders of the Baseball Writers Associa...

12/22/2014

Larry Gardner (1886 - 1976)

William Lawrence "Larry" Gardner (May 13, 1886 – March 11, 1976) was a third baseman in Major League Baseball. From 1908 through 1924, Gardner played for the Boston Red Sox (1908–17), P...

12/13/2014

Ray Collins (1887 - 1970)

) Ray Williston Collins (February 11, 1887 – January 9, 1970) was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played his entire career for the Boston Red Sox. A native of Colchester, Vermo...

12/12/2014

Greg Mulleavy (1905 - 1980)

Gregory Thomas Mulleavy (September 25, 1905 – February 1, 1980) was an American professional baseball player, manager, coach and scout. A shortstop, he played in 79 games in Major League Baseb...

10/31/2014

Marvin Rotblatt MP (1927 - 2013)

Marv Rotblatt, Pitcher Celebrated Through Softball Marathon, Dies at 85 By RICHARD GOLDSTEIN Published: July 22, 2013 At 5 feet 6 inches, Marv Rotblatt was one of major league baseball’s s...

10/18/2014

Randall James "Randy" Moffitt (born October 13, 1948) is a former American baseball pitcher for the San Francisco Giants, Houston Astros and Toronto Blue Jays. Born in Long Beach, California, he is the...

9/25/2014

Eddie Boyle (1874 - 1941)

Professional baseball player in 1896. Catcher for the Louisville Colonels and the Pittsburgh Pirates.   Links

9/25/2014

"Honest Jack" Boyle (1866 - 1913)

Jack had several notable moments during his baseball career which includes receiving the largest salary ever paid to a player up until then for $5500 in 1892 with the Giants. He was involved in the fir...

9/25/2014

Buzz Boyle (1908 - 1978)

Boyle also managed for the Muskegon Lassies of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League during the 1944 season. Links Residence : 1920 -  Hamilton, Ohio, USA* Race : White* Ethn...

9/25/2014

Jimmy "Browntown" Boyle (January 19, 1904 in Cincinnati, Ohio – December 24, 1958 in Cincinnati, Ohio), a catcher for the 1926 New York Giants, has the distinction of having the shortest known m...

9/25/2014

Pete Browning (1861 - 1905)

Louis Rogers "Pete" Browning (June 17, 1861 – September 10, 1905) was an American center and left fielder in Major League Baseball from 1882 to 1894 who played primarily for the Louisville E...

8/25/2014

From Wikipedia (English) : Edward Carlton Crosby (born May 26, 1949 in Long Beach, California) is a former utility infielder in Major League Baseball who played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1970, 197...

8/7/2014

Bobby Crosby MP

"Bobby"

From Wikipedia (English) : Robert Edward Crosby (born January 12, 1980) is a former infielder in Major League Baseball. The son of former major league infielder Ed Crosby, he bats and throws right-ha...

8/7/2014

From Brigham Young University : Personal Born in Los Alamitos, Calif., ... parents are Ed Crosby and Kathy Staley ... father, a second round draft and former Oakland A's scout, played for the St. L...

8/7/2014

From Wikipedia (English) : Laurel Prieb, the husband of Wendy Selig-Prieb, son-in-law of Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig, was until recently the Vice President of Corporate Affairs for t...

8/3/2014

From Wikipedia (English) : Wendy Selig-Prieb is the former CEO of the Milwaukee Brewers team in Major League Baseball, having served in that position from 1998 to 2004, during which time she was Majo...

8/3/2014

Bob Prince (1916 - 1985)

Robert Ferris Prince (July 1, 1916 – June 10, 1985) was an American radio and television sportscaster and commentator best known for his 28-year stint as the voice of the Pittsburgh Pirates Ma...

8/1/2014

J.G. Taylor Spink (1888 - 1962)

"J.G. Taylor Spink"

John George Taylor Spink (November 6, 1888 – December 7, 1962), or Taylor Spink, was the publisher of The Sporting News from 1914 until his death in 1962. He inherited the weekly American base...

8/1/2014

Bob Murphy (1924 - 2004)

) Robert Allan Murphy (September 19, 1924 – August 3, 2004) was an American sportscaster who spent 50 years doing play-by-play of Major League Baseball games on television and radio. The Okl...

7/31/2014

Ralph Kiner MP (1922 - 2014)

Find a Grave Birth: Oct. 27, 1922 Santa Rita Grant County New Mexico, USA Death: Feb. 6, 2014 Rancho Mirage Riverside County California, USA Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player, Broadcast...

7/5/2014

Jack Coombs (1882 - 1957)

"Colby Jack"

John Wesley "Jack" Coombs (November 18, 1882 – April 15, 1957), nicknamed "Colby Jack" after his alma mater, was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played with the Philadelphia Athletics (...

6/9/2014

Frank James Jobe (1925 - 2014)

Frank James Jobe (July 16, 1925 – March 6, 2014) was an American orthopedic surgeon and co-founder of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. Jobe pioneered both elbow ligament replacement and maj...

4/28/2014

METKOVICH, GEORGE Baseball Metkovich, a former major league baseball player, was born in the mining town of Angel’s Camp, California and raised in Los Angeles. He was known affectionately as &...

3/7/2014

Ralph Kiner MP (1922 - 2014)

Ralph McPherran Kiner (October 27, 1922 – February 6, 2014) was an American Major League Baseball player. An outfielder, Kiner played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, and Cleveland Indi...

2/6/2014

Subway Sam Nahem, Major League Baseball pitcher 1939-48. Samuel Ralph "Subway Sam" Nahem (October 19, 1915 – April 19, 2004), born in New York, New York, was a pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodge...

12/13/2013

Lou Brissie MP (1924 - 2013)

Leland Victor Brissie (June 5, 1924 November 25, 2013) was a Major League Baseball starting pitcher who played for the Philadelphia Athletics from 1947 to 1951 and the Cleveland Indians from 1951 to 19...

12/2/2013

Ray Kroc MP (1902 - 1984)

Raymond Albert "Ray" Kroc (October 5, 1902 – January 14, 1984) was an American businessman. He joined McDonald's in 1954 and built it into the most successful fast food operation in the world....

10/18/2013

Andrew Jackson Lummus, Jr. (October 22, 1915–March 8, 1945) was a two-sport athlete at Baylor University, a professional football player with the New York Giants, and an officer in the Unite...

8/18/2013

Gil Hodges (1924 - 1972)

Gilbert Ray Hodges, ne Hodge (April 4, 1924 – April 2, 1972) was an American first baseman and manager in Major League Baseball who played most of his career for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles D...

8/16/2013

Bud Metheny (1915 - 2003)

"Bud Metheny"

Arthur Beauregard “Bud” Metheny, (June 1, 1915 – January 2, 2003) was an American baseball player and coach. He played professional baseball for the New York Yankees (1943–...

8/7/2013

Leo Durocher (1905 - 1991)

Leo Ernest Durocher (July 27, 1905 – October 7, 1991), nicknamed Leo the Lip, was an American infielder and manager in Major League Baseball. Upon his retirement, he ranked fifth all-time amon...

7/10/2013

Cal Ripken, Sr. (1935 - 1999)

. Calvin Edwin Ripken, Sr. (December 17, 1935 – March 25, 1999) was a coach and manager in Major League Baseball who spent 36 years in the Baltimore Orioles organization, also as a player and ...

6/7/2013

Ernie Harwell (1918 - 2010)

William Earnest "Ernie" Harwell (January 25, 1918 – May 4, 2010) was an American sportscaster, known for his long career calling play-by-play of Major League Baseball games. For 55 years, 42...

5/7/2013

Jack Brickhouse (1916 - 1998)

John Beasley "Jack" Brickhouse (January 24, 1916 – August 6, 1998) was an American sportscaster. Known primarily for his play-by-play coverage of Chicago Cubs games on WGN-TV from 1948 to 19...

5/6/2013

Jack Buck MP (1924 - 2002)

John Francis "Jack" Buck (August 21, 1924 – June 18, 2002) was an American sportscaster, best known for his work announcing Major League Baseball games of the St. Louis Cardinals. Buck's pla...

5/6/2013

Bill Stern (1907 - 1971)

"Bill Stern"

Bill Stern (July 1, 1907 – November 19, 1971) was a U.S. actor and sportscaster who announced the nation's first remote sports broadcast and the first telecast of a Major League Baseball gam...

5/6/2013

John K. Tener, Governor (1802 - 1879)

John Kinley Tener (July 25, 1863 – May 19, 1946) was a Major League baseball player and executive and, from 1911 to 1915, served as the 25th Governor of Pennsylvania. Biography John ...

4/11/2013

Red Hayworth (1916 - 2006)

Myron Claude "Red" Hayworth (May 14, 1916 – November 2, 2006) was an American baseball player who played in Major League Baseball from 1944-1945. He was a catcher, listed at 6 ft 1.5 in (1.87 ...

4/5/2013

Ray Hayworth (1904 - 2002)

Raymond Hall Hayworth (January 29, 1904 – September 25, 2002) was a catcher in Major League Baseball. From 1926 through 1945, Hayworth played for the Detroit Tigers, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York...

4/5/2013

Roberto Clemente MP (1934 - 1972)

Roberto Clemente Walker (August 18, 1934 – December 31, 1972) was a Puerto Rican professional baseball player. He was a Major League Baseball right fielder who played 18 seasons for the Pittsb...

3/16/2013

Stan Musial MP (1920 - 2013)

Hall of Fame Baseball Player:

2/3/2013

Harry Donald Lord (1882 - 1948)

Harry Donald Lord (March 8, 1882 – August 9, 1948) was a professional baseball player from 1907 to 1915, who was a member of the first team known as Boston Red Sox in 1908. Biography Lor...

1/5/2013

Jack Norworth (1879 - 1959)

"Jack Norworth"

Profile photo: with Nora Bayes Jack Norworth (5 January 1879 - 1 September 1959) was a U.S. songwriter, singer and vaudeville performer. Norworth is credited as co-writer of a number of Tin P...

12/30/2012

Chick Maynard (1896 - 1957)

Leroy Evans "Chick" Maynard (November 2, 1896 – January 31, 1957) was a shortstop in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the 1922 season. Listed at 5' 9", 15...

12/1/2012

Red Rolfe (1908 - 1969)

Robert Abial "Red" Rolfe (October 17, 1908 – July 8, 1969) was an American third baseman, manager and front-office executive in Major League Baseball. A native of Penacook, New Hampshire, he...

12/1/2012

Ralph Glaze (1882 - 1968)

Daniel Ralph Glaze (March 13, 1882 – October 31, 1968) was an American athlete and coach who played as a right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball, and later became a football and baseball...

11/30/2012

Otto Henry Barthold (1884 - 1959)

Otto Henry Barthold(June 1, 1884-October 18, 1959) was a semi-pro baseball pitcher from Minnesota who was very well-known for his baseball play and was very close to reaching the Major Leagues. His son...

11/2/2012

Charley Bassett (1863 - 1942)

Charles Edwin Bassett (February 9, 1863 in Central Falls, Rhode Island – May 28, 1942 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island), was a Major League Baseball infielder. He played all or part of nine seasons ...

10/19/2012

Bump Hadley (1904 - 1963)

Irving Darius Hadley (July 5, 1904 – February 15, 1963) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher. Born in Lynn, Massachusetts, he played the major leagues for the Washington Senators (192...

10/17/2012

Fred Tenney (1871 - 1952)

Frederick Tenney (November 26, 1871 – July 3, 1952) was an American professional baseball player whose career spanned 20 seasons, 17 of which were spent with the Major League Baseball (MLB) Bo...

10/17/2012

John Lee Richmond, or, more commonly, Lee Richmond or J. Lee Richmond (May 5, 1857, in Sheffield, Ohio – October 1, 1929, in Toledo, Ohio) was a Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher. He...

10/17/2012

Conrad L. Raiford (1907 - 2002)

Conrad Laurel Raiford (December 27, 1907 – May 20, 2002) was a champion athlete, educator, goodwill ambassador and one of Greensboro, North Carolina's first African-American police officers. ...

10/11/2012

Moonlight Graham (1879 - 1965)

Archibald Wright "Moonlight" Graham (November 10, 1879 – August 25, 1965) was an American professional baseball player who appeared as a right fielder in a single major league game for the New...

10/8/2012

Bob Sheppard (1910 - 2010)

Robert Leo "Bob" Sheppard (October 20, 1910 – July 11, 2010) was the long-time public address announcer for numerous New York area college and professional sports teams, in particular the MLB ...

10/4/2012

George Frederick Will (born May 4, 1941) is an American newspaper columnist, journalist, and author. He is a Pulitzer Prize-winner best known for his conservative commentary on politics. In 1986, the...

9/24/2012

Eddie Grant (1883 - 1918)

) Edward Leslie Grant (May 21, 1883 – October 5, 1918),[1] was an American third baseman in Major League Baseball who became one of the few major leaguers who were killed in World War I. B...

9/13/2012

Andrew Warren Sledd (1870 - 1939)

Andrew Warren Sledd (November 7, 1870 – March 16, 1939) was an American theologian, university professor and university president. A native of Virginia, he was the son of a prominent Methodist...

9/10/2012

Kent Hadley (1934 - 2005)

Kent William Hadley (December 17, 1934 – March 10, 2005) was a professional baseball player. A free-swinging first baseman, he played three years in Major League Baseball (1958–60) and si...

9/10/2012

Joe Cronin (1906 - 1984)

Joseph Edward Cronin (October 12, 1906 – September 7, 1984) was a Major League Baseball shortstop and manager. During a 20-year playing career, he played from 1926–45 for three diff...

8/8/2012

Arthur Pue Gorman (March 11, 1839 – June 4, 1906) was a United States Senator from Maryland, serving from 1881 to 1899 and from 1903 to 1906. He also served in the Maryland House of Delegates ...

6/20/2012

Edwin Carl Johnson (January 1, 1884 – May 30, 1970) was a Democratic Party politician who served as Governor of the state of Colorado. Background Edwin Carl Johnson was born in Scandia...

4/23/2012

A. Bartlett Giamatti MP (1938 - 1989)

"Bart Giamatti"

Angelo Bartlett "Bart" Giamatti (pronounced /dʒiːəˈmɑːti/; April 4, 1938 – September 1, 1989) was the president of Yale University and later the seventh...

4/18/2012

Ivers Whitney Adams (1838 - 1914)

Ivers Whitney Adams (born in Ashburnham, Massachusetts in 1838) was an American baseball executive and businessperson, and founder of the first professional baseball team in Boston, the Boston Red St...

4/4/2012

Charlie Finley ("Charlie O") (1918 - 1996)

"Charlie O"

Charles Oscar Finley (February 22, 1918–February 19, 1996), nicknamed Charlie O or Charley O, was an American businessman who is best remembered for his tenure as the owner of the Oakland Athl...

3/27/2012

Albert Davis Lasker (1880 - 1952)

Albert Davis Lasker (May 1, 1880 - May 30, 1952) was an American businessman who is often considered to be the founder of modern advertising. He was born in Freiburg, Germany when his American parent...

3/17/2012

Walter A. Haas Jr. (1916 - 1995)

CEO of Levi Strauss, owner of the Oakland Athletics. .

2/22/2012

Pepper Martin (1904 - 1965)

Johnny Leonard Roosevelt "Pepper" Martin (February 29, 1904 – March 5, 1965) was an American professional baseball player and minor league manager. He was known as the Wild Horse of the Osage ...

2/10/2012

Gabby Street (1882 - 1951)

Charles Evard “Gabby” Street (September 30, 1882 – February 6, 1951), also nicknamed "The Old Sarge", was an American catcher, manager, coach and radio broadcaster in Major Leagu...

2/7/2012

Sid Farrar (1859 - 1935)

Sidney Douglas Farrar (August 10, 1859 in Paris Hill, Maine - May 7, 1935 in New York, New York), was a Major League Baseball player who played infielder from 1883-1890. He would play for the Philade...

2/5/2012

Jim Thorpe MP (1888 - 1953)

Jacobus Franciscus "Jim" Thorpe (Sac and Fox (Sauk): Wa-Tho-Huk, translated to Bright Path) (May 28, 1888 – March 28, 1953) was an American athlete of mixed ancestry (mixed Caucasian and Ameri...

8/25/2011

Billy Southworth (1893 - 1969)

William Harrison Southworth (March 9, 1893–November 15, 1969) was an American right fielder, center fielder and manager in Major League Baseball. Playing in 1913 and 1915 and from 1918 to 1929...

8/24/2011

Bid McPhee (1859 - 1943)

John Alexander "Bid" McPhee (November 1, 1859 – January 3, 1943) was a 19th century Major League Baseball second baseman. He played 18 seasons in the majors, from 1882 until 1899, all for the ...

8/24/2011

Sparky Anderson (1934 - 2010)

George Lee "Sparky" Anderson (February 22, 1934 – November 4, 2010) was an American Major League Baseball manager. He managed the National League's Cincinnati Reds to the 1975 and 1976 champio...

8/24/2011

Richie Ashburn (1927 - 1997)

Don Richard "Richie" Ashburn (March 19, 1927 – September 9, 1997), also known by the nicknames, "Putt-Putt", "The Tilden Flash", and "Whitey" due to his light-blond hair, was an American cente...

8/23/2011

Tony Lazzeri (1903 - 1946)

Anthony Michael "Tony" Lazzeri (December 6, 1903 — August 6, 1946) was an American Major League Baseball player during the 1920s and 1930s, predominantly with the New York Yankees. He was part...

8/23/2011

Arky Vaughan (1912 - 1952)

Joseph Floyd "Arky" Vaughan (March 9, 1912 - August 30, 1952) was a Major League Baseball shortstop. Born in Clifty, Arkansas, Vaughan made his major league debut in 1932 with the Pittsburgh Pirate...

8/23/2011

Enos Bradsher Slaughter (1916 - 2002)

Enos Bradsher Slaughter (April 27, 1916 - August 12, 2002), nicknamed "Country", was an American Major League Baseball right fielder. During a 19-year baseball career, he played from 1938–1942...

8/23/2011