Mark Fidrych

October 2, 2017 2

In 1976, the Detroit Tigers gave the baseball world The Bird. Before FernandoMania in 1981, or the arrival of Stephen Strasburg in 2010, there was…

Jamie Jarrin

August 2, 2017 0

With the retirement of the great Vin Scully after a 67-year career with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the announcer that has worked the longest with…

Jack Morris

April 7, 2017 0

Jack Morris was the winningest pitcher of the 1980s, going 162-119 between 1980 and 1989.   As dependable as any starter in his era, Morris…

Whitey and Zack

October 21, 2016 1

Today we celebrate the birthdays of two Cy Young Award winners. Edward Charles Ford was born in New York City on this date in 1928,…

Birthdays

August 4, 2016 1

Today we celebrate the birthdays of a fistful of notable athletes. Gregory Foster was born in Chicago on this date in 1958.  He attended Proviso…