Tony Cloninger

July 3, 2019 0

On this date in 1966, Tony Cloninger became the only pitcher in major league history to hit two grand slams…

George Toma

June 25, 2019 1

George Toma is the god of sod. Universally regarded as the best groundskeeper in sports, Toma has maintained the field for…

College World Series

June 17, 2019 0

The 2019 College World Series is the Greatest Show on Dirt. The culmination of the 64-team NCAA Division I baseball tournament,…

Wilbur Wood

June 13, 2019 0

In 1973, Chicago White Sox pitcher Wilbur Wood went 24-20.  It was the first time a hurler both won and…

Today’s Flashback Friday feature originally published on December 20, 2017. On the South Side of Chicago, on the Thursday night…