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…

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…

Denny McLain

March 28, 2016 2

The last pitcher in major league history to win 30 games in a season turns 72 tomorrow. Dennis Dale McLain was born in Markham, Illinois,…

Lou Brock

December 24, 2015 1

Louis Clark Brock is one of the most under-appreciated players in the history of major league baseball. Born in El Dorado, Arkansas, on June 18,…

Mike Hessman

December 18, 2015 3

Michael Steven Hessman is the real life Crash Davis, the character played by Kevin Costner in the film, Bull Durham. Born in Fountain Valley, California,—a…