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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bowie Kent Kuhn (1926 - 2007)

Bowie Kent Kuhn (pronounced /ˈbuːi ˈkjuːn/; October 28, 1926 – March 15, 2007) was an American lawyer and sports administrator who served as the fifth commissioner ...

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

William Ambrose Hurlbert (1832 - 1882)

William Ambrose Hulbert (October 23, 1832 – April 10, 1882) was one of the founders of the National League, recognized as baseball's first major league, and was also the president of the Chica...

8/23/2011

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

Bill Veeck (1914 - 1986)

William Louis Veeck, Jr. ( /ˈvɛk/; February 9, 1914 – January 2, 1986), also known as "Sport Shirt Bill", was a native of Chicago, Illinois, and a franchise owner and promoter in...

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

Pee Wee Reese (1918 - 1999)

Harold Peter Henry "Pee Wee" Reese (July 23, 1918 - August 14, 1999) was an American professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a shortstop for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles D...

8/23/2011

Harmon Clayton Killebrew (1936 - 2011)

Harmon Clayton Killebrew ( /ˈkɪlɨbruː/; June 29, 1936 – May 17, 2011), nicknamed "Killer" and "Hammerin' Harmon", was an American professional baseball first basema...

8/23/2011

George Clyde Kell (1922 - 2009)

George Clyde Kell (August 23, 1922 – March 24, 2009) was an American baseball third baseman who played for the Philadelphia Athletics (1943–46), Detroit Tigers (1947–52), Boston ...

8/23/2011

Walter Emmons Alston (December 1, 1911 – October 1, 1984), nicknamed "Smokey," was an American baseball player and manager. He was born in Venice, Ohio but grew up in Darrtown. He is a graduat...

8/23/2011

Gov. Happy Chandler, U.S. Senator (1898 - 1991)

""Happy""

Albert Benjamin ("Happy") Chandler, Sr. (July 14, 1898 – June 15, 1991) was a politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He represented the state in the U.S. Senate and served as its 44th and...

8/23/2011

Johnny Mize (1913 - 1993)

John Robert "Johnny" Mize (January 7, 1913 – June 2, 1993) was a baseball player who was a first baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, and New York Yankees. He played in the Ma...

8/22/2011

Hack Wilson (1900 - 1948)

Lewis Robert "Hack" Wilson (April 26, 1900 – November 23, 1948) was an American professional baseball player who played 12 seasons with the New York Giants, Chicago Cubs, Brooklyn Dodgers and ...

8/22/2011

Eddie Mathews (1931 - 2001)

Edwin Lee "Eddie" Mathews (October 13, 1931 – February 18, 2001) was an American Major League Baseball third baseman. He is regarded as one of the greatest third basemen ever to play the game....

8/22/2011

Larry MacPhail (1890 - 1975)

Leland Stanford "Larry" MacPhail, Sr. (February 3, 1890 – October 1, 1975) was an American lawyer, and an executive and innovator in Major League Baseball. Biography MacPhail's father foun...

8/22/2011

Joe Sewell (1898 - 1990)

Joseph Wheeler Sewell (October 9, 1898 - March 6, 1990) was a Major League Baseball infielder for the Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977. Se...

8/22/2011

Earl Averill (1902 - 1983)

Howard Earl Averill (May 21, 1902 – August 16, 1983) was an American player in Major League Baseball who was a center fielder from 1929 to 1941. He was a six-time All-Star (1933–38) and...

8/22/2011

Sam Thompson (1860 - 1922)

Samuel Luther Thompson (March 5, 1860 – November 7, 1922) was a 19th century Major League Baseball player. "Big Sam" (6 feet 2 inches, and 200 pounds) was known for his offensive production an...

8/22/2011

Chick Hafey (1903 - 1973)

Charles James "Chick" Hafey (February 12, 1903, Berkeley, California – July 2, 1973, Calistoga, California) was an American player in Major League Baseball. Hafey was part of two World Series ...

8/22/2011

Dave Bancroft (1891 - 1972)

David James "Beauty" Bancroft (April 20, 1891 – October 9, 1972) was an American baseball player who played Major League Baseball from 1915 to 1930. He is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame...

8/21/2011

Jesse Joseph "Pop" Haines, (July 22, 1893 – August 5, 1978) was a right-handed Major League Baseball pitcher and knuckleballer. He played briefly in 1918, then from 1920 to 1937. Haines was ...

8/21/2011

Earle Bryan Combs (1899 - 1976)

Earle Bryan Combs (May 14, 1899 – July 21, 1976) was an American professional baseball player, who played his entire career for the New York Yankees (1924‑1935). Combs batted leadoff an...

8/21/2011

Waite Charles Hoyt (1899 - 1984)

Waite Charles Hoyt (September 9, 1899 – August 25, 1984) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball, one of the dominant pitchers of the 1920s, and the winningest pitcher fo...

8/21/2011

Branch Rickey (1881 - 1965)

Wesley Branch Rickey (December 20, 1881 – December 9, 1965) was an innovative Major League Baseball executive elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1967. He was known for breaking Major Leag...

8/21/2011

Ted Williams MP (1918 - 2002)

Theodore Samuel "Ted" Williams (August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002), was an American professional baseball player and manager. He played his entire 21-year Major League Baseball career as the left...

8/21/2011

Burleigh Arland Grimes (1893 - 1985)

Burleigh Arland Grimes (August 18, 1893 – December 6, 1985) was an American professional baseball player, and the last pitcher officially permitted to throw the spitball. He was elected to the...

8/21/2011

Luke Appling (1907 - 1991)

Lucius Benjamin Appling (April 2, 1907 – January 3, 1991) was an American shortstop in Major League Baseball who played his entire career for the Chicago White Sox (1930–1950). He was e...

8/21/2011

Eppa Rixey (1891 - 1963)

Eppa Rixey (May 3, 1891 - February 28, 1963), nicknamed "Jephtha", was an American left-handed pitcher who played 21 seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies and Cincinnati Reds in Major League Baseball...

8/21/2011

Elmer Harrison Flick (1876 - 1971)

Elmer Harrison Flick (January 11, 1876 - January 9, 1971) was an American player in Major League Baseball from 1898 until 1910. An outfielder known predominantly for his solid batting and speed, Flic...

8/21/2011

Edd Roush (1893 - 1988)

Edd J. Roush (May 8, 1893 - March 21, 1988) was a Major League Baseball player who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962. He played the majority of his career in center field. Roush made...

8/21/2011

Bob Feller (1918 - 2010)

Robert William Andrew "Bob" Feller (November 3, 1918 – December 15, 2010), nicknamed "The Heater from Van Meter," "Bullet Bob," and "Rapid Robert," was an American Major League Baseball pitche...

8/21/2011

Ted Lyons (1900 - 1986)

Theodore Amar Lyons (December 28, 1900 - July 25, 1986) was an American professional baseball starting pitcher, manager and coach. He played 21 big-league seasons, all with the Chicago White Sox, and...

8/20/2011

Bill Terry (1898 - 1989)

William Harold Terry (October 30, 1898 – January 9, 1989) was a Major League Baseball first baseman and manager. Considered one of the greatest players of all time, Terry was inducted into the...

8/20/2011

Rabbit Maranville (1891 - 1954)

Walter James Vincent Maranville (November 11, 1891 – January 5, 1954), better known as Rabbit Maranville due to his speed and small stature (5'5", 155 pounds), was a Major League Baseball shor...

8/20/2011

Dizzy Dean (1910 - 1974)

Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean (January 16, 1910 – July 17, 1974) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher. He was the last National League pitcher to win 30 games in one season. Dean was elected...

8/20/2011

Lloyd James Waner (March 16, 1906 - July 22, 1982), nicknamed "Little Poison", was a Major League Baseball center fielder. His small stature at 5'9" and 132 lb (68 kg) made him one of the smallest pl...

8/20/2011

Paul Glee Waner (April 16, 1903 - August 29, 1965), nicknamed "Big Poison", was a German-American Major League Baseball right fielder. Career Pittsburgh Pirates He, along with his brother Lloyd...

8/20/2011

Mordecai Peter Centennial Brown (October 19, 1876 – February 14, 1948), nicknamed "Three Finger" or "Miner", was an American Major League Baseball pitcher at the turn of the 20th century. Due ...

8/20/2011

Herb Pennock (1894 - 1948)

Herbert Jefferis Pennock (February 10, 1894 — January 30, 1948) was a left-handed Major League Baseball pitcher best known for his time spent with the star-studded New York Yankee teams of the...

8/20/2011

Lefty Grove (1900 - 1975)

Robert Moses "Lefty" Grove (March 6, 1900 – May 22, 1975) was a professional baseball pitcher. After having success in the minor leagues during the early 1920s, Grove became a star in Major Le...

8/20/2011

Joe Tinker (1880 - 1948)

Joseph Bert Tinker (July 27, 1880 – July 27, 1948) was a Major League Baseball player and manager. He is best known for his years with the Chicago Cubs dynasty which won four pennants between ...

8/20/2011

Clark Calvin Griffith (1869 - 1955)

Clark Calvin Griffith (November 20, 1869 – October 27, 1955), nicknamed "the Old Fox", was a Major League Baseball pitcher, manager and team owner. Clark Griffith was inducted into the Baseb...

8/20/2011

Jack Chesbro (1874 - 1931)

John Dwight Chesbro (June 5, 1874 – November 6, 1931) was a Major League Baseball pitcher at the turn of the 20th century. He was the last major league pitcher to win 40 games or more in a sin...

8/20/2011

Frank Leroy Chance (1876 - 1924)

Frank Leroy Chance (September 9, 1876 – September 15, 1924) was a Major League Baseball player at the turn of the 20th century. Performing the roles of first baseman and manager, Chance led th...

8/20/2011

Wilbert Robinson (1863 - 1934)

Wilbert Robinson (June 29, 1863 – August 8, 1934), nicknamed "Uncle Robbie", was an American catcher, coach and manager in Major League Baseball. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame...

8/20/2011

Jim O'Rourke (1850 - 1919)

) James Henry O'Rourke (September 1, 1850 - January 8, 1919), nicknamed "Orator Jim", was an American professional baseball player in the National Association and Major League Baseball who played pri...

8/20/2011

Fred Clifford Clarke (1872 - 1960)

Fred Clifford Clarke (October 3, 1872 – August 14, 1960) was a Major League Baseball player from 1894 to 1915 and manager from 1897 to 1915. A Hall of Famer, Clarke played for and managed both...

8/20/2011

Rogers Hornsby, Sr. (1896 - 1963)

Rogers Hornsby, Sr. (April 27, 1896 – January 5, 1963), nicknamed "The Rajah", was an American Major League Baseball infielder, manager, and coach who played 23 seasons for the St. Louis Cardi...

8/19/2011

George Harold Sisler (1893 - 1973)

George Harold Sisler (March 24, 1893 - March 26, 1973), nicknamed "Gentleman George" and "Gorgeous George," was an American professional baseball player for 15 seasons, primarily as first baseman wit...

8/19/2011

Candy Cummings (1848 - 1924)

William Arthur "Candy" Cummings (October 18, 1848 – May 16, 1924) was a professional baseball pitcher in the National Association and National League who was credited with inventing the curveb...

8/19/2011

Charles Albert "The Old Roman" Comiskey (August 15, 1859 – October 26, 1931) was a Major League Baseball player, manager and team owner. He was a key person in the formation of the American Le...

8/19/2011

Eddie Collins (1887 - 1951)

Edward Trowbridge Collins, Sr. (May 2, 1887 – March 25, 1951), nicknamed "Cocky", was an American Major League Baseball second baseman, manager and executive. He played from 1906 to 1930 for t...

8/19/2011

Cap Anson (1852 - 1922)

Adrian Constantine Anson (April 17, 1852 – April 14, 1922), nicknamed "Cap" (for "Captain") and "Pop", was a National Association and Major League Baseball first baseman. He played a record 27...

8/19/2011

Henry Chadwick (1824 - 1908)

) Henry Chadwick (October 5, 1824 – April 20, 1908), often called the "father of baseball," was a sportswriter, baseball statistician and historian. Biography Born in Exeter, England, and ...

8/19/2011

Alexander Joy Cartwright, Jr. (April 17, 1820 – July 12, 1892) is one of several people sometimes referred to as a "father of baseball". Cartwright is thought to be the first person to draw a ...

8/19/2011

Morgan Gardner Bulkeley (December 26, 1837 – November 6, 1922) was an American politician as well as business and sports executive. Bulkeley, a Republican, served in the American Civil War, wa...

8/19/2011

Tris Speaker (1888 - 1958)

Tristram E. Speaker (April 4, 1888 - December 8, 1958), nicknamed "Spoke" and "The Grey Eagle", was an American baseball player. Considered one of the best offensive and defensive center fielders in ...

8/19/2011

Walter Perry Johnson (November 6, 1887 – December 10, 1946), nicknamed "Barney" and "The Big Train", was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. He played his entire 21-year baseball car...

8/19/2011

Cy Young MP (1867 - 1955)

Denton True "Cy" Young (March 29, 1867 – November 4, 1955) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher. During his 22-year baseball career (1890-1911), he pitched for five different teams. Y...

8/19/2011

Tony Gwynn, Sr. (Baseball Hall of Fame) MP (1960 - 2014)

"Mr. Padre"

Anthony Keith "Tony" Gwynn, Sr. (May 9, 1960 – June 16, 2014), nicknamed Mr. Padre and Captain Video, was an American professional baseball right fielder who played 20 seasons (1982–2001)...

8/17/2011

Honus Wagner (1874 - 1955)

"The Flying Dutchman", "Hans", "Hannes", "John"

One of five men who were the original inductees into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936, Honus Wagner was a stocky, clumsy-looking athlete who had surprising agility and unsurpassed baseball ac...

8/16/2011

. Stephen Carlton Clark, Sr. DSM, (August 29, 1882 – September 17, 1960) was an American art collector, newspaper publisher, benefactor and founder of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown,...

7/26/2011

Hank Aaron MP

"Hank", "Hammer", "Hammerin' Hank", "Bad Henry"

Widely considered one of the greatest baseball players of all time, Hank Aaron’s most notable achievement was breaking the career home run record set by Babe Ruth . During his professional caree...

6/15/2011

Lou Gehrig (1903 - 1941)

"The Iron Horse", ""Buster""

Baseball Hall of Fame member Lou Gehrig, nicknamed "The Iron Horse" for his durability, was an American Major League Baseball first baseman. He played his entire 17-year baseball career for the New Yor...

6/15/2011

Babe Ruth MP (1895 - 1948)

"The Bambino", "The Sultan of Swat"

Major League baseball player Babe Ruth is regarded as one of the greatest sports heroes in American culture. Ruth was the first player to hit 60 home runs in one season (1927), setting the season recor...

6/14/2011

Jackie Robinson MP (1919 - 1972)

"Jackie Robinson"

Jackie Robinson was the first black Major League Baseball (MLB) player of the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. As the first black ma...

4/14/2011

Rube Waddell (1876 - 1918)

George Edward Waddell (October 13, 1876 – April 1, 1914) was an American southpaw pitcher in Major League Baseball. In his thirteen-year career he played for the Louisville Colonels (1897, 189...

1/8/2011

Catfish Hunter (1946 - 1999)

"Jimmy", "Catfish"

Master hurler Catfish Hunter’s presence on the mound struck fear in his opponents. During his 15-year baseball career in the Major League, Hunter took part in eight All-Star Games, won 20 or mor...

10/25/2010

Christy Matthewson (1880 - 1925)

Mathewson, Christopher (“Christy,” “Matty,” and “Big Six”) Born: August 12, 1880, in Factoryville, Pennsylvania Died: October 7, 1925, in Saranac Lake, New...

10/20/2010

Walter Francis O'Malley (1903 - 1979)

Walter Francis O'Malley (October 9, 1903 – August 9, 1979) was an American sports executive who owned the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers team in Major League Baseball from 1950 to 1979. He serve...

5/6/2010

Kenesaw Mountain Landis MP (1866 - 1944)

Hall of Fame major league baseball commissioner, US Federal District judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis (pronounced /ˈkɛnɨsɔː ˈmaʊntɨn ˈl�...

1/19/2010

Sandy Koufax MP

"Sandy"

Sanford "Sandy" Koufax, one of the greatest pitchers in baseball, was referred to as the "man with the golden arm." He established one record after another as he went through an 11-year career as a pit...

9/25/2009

Zack Wheat (1888 - 1972)

Zachariah Davis "Zack" Wheat (May 23, 1888 – March 11, 1972), nicknamed "Buck", was an American Major League Baseball left fielder. He was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1959...

2/19/2009

Casey Stengel (1890 - 1975)

Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel (pronounced /ˈstɛŋɡəl/; July 30, 1890 – September 29, 1975), nicknamed "The Old Perfessor", was an American Major League Baseb...

1/19/2009

Connie Mack MP (1862 - 1956)

"Connie Mack"

) Cornelius McGillicuddy, Sr. (December 22, 1862 – February 8, 1956), better known as Connie Mack, was an American professional baseball player, manager, and team owner. The longest-serving ma...

12/30/2008

Carl Owen Hubbell (1903 - 1988)

Carl Owen Hubbell (June 22, 1903 – November 21, 1988) was an American baseball player. He was a member of the New York Giants in the National League from 1928 to 1943. Hubbell was inducted i...

8/28/2008

Ty Cobb (1886 - 1961)

"Ty"

Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb (December 18, 1886 – July 17, 1961), nicknamed "The Georgia Peach," was an American outfielder in baseball born in Narrows, Georgia. Cobb spent 22 seasons with the Detr...

12/14/2007

Mickey Mantle MP (1931 - 1995)

Baseball player. Born Mickey Charles Mantle on October 20, 1931 in Spavinaw, Oklahoma. Named by his baseball-loving father after Detroit Tigers catcher Mickey Cochrane, Mickey Mantle was trained from a...

8/5/2007

Joe DiMaggio MP (1914 - 1999)

"I'd like to thank the good Lord for making me a Yankee ." from: Joe DiMaggio (1914 - 1999) by Kevin Fitzpatrick In American pop culture, there is one 20th Century icon who stands above all others ...

6/25/2007

Hank Greenberg MP (1911 - 1986)

"Hank"

Henry Benjamin "Hank" Greenberg, nicknamed "Hammerin' Hank," was an American professional baseball player in the 1930s and 1940s. A first baseman primarily for the Detroit Tigers, Greenberg was one...

2/21/2007