Archive for April 2014

Manny Sanguillen and Roberto Clemente shared a special bond, one that endures today.

It takes courage and resolve to stare down terminal cancer.

The story of a man who used to go by a different name and a team which almost played in a different city.

The name is forgotten now, but at one time this man was one big deal.

All athletes are vulnerable, but this man was something special.

He could field, he could broadcast, and he could supply a good quote, too.

For the final time, we look at Topps in 1973. Let’s find out more about this man’s identity.

A journeyman ballplayer has maximized his contribution to the game.

Call him Selma, or call him Mortimer Snerd.

He’s best known as a Miracle Met, but maybe that shouldn’t be the case anymore.

He is forgotten now, but at one time, he was a pretty big deal.

Who says baseball doesn’t change? Some old footage obliterates that myth.

He didn’t much look like a ballplayer, but he was darned good for awhile.

His nickname was “Groove,” a particularly apt name for the 1970s.

Some careers end under mysterious circumstances.

This Beetle wasn’t one of the Fab Four, but he was pretty good.

A new book is making news, but is the charge legitimate?

Long before there was Theo, there was Mike, the original Superjew.

This retirement was handled a bit differently than today’s farewells.

This little left-hander carved out a neat place in the game.