Obituary: Ray Miller (1945-2021)

RIP to Ray Miller, a pitching coach to multiple 20-game and Cy Young Award-winning pitchers and an MLB manager. He died on May 5, just five days after his 76th birthday. Miller managed the Minnesota Twins (1985-86) and Baltimore Orioles (1998-99). Raymond Roger Miller was born on April 30, 1945, in Takoma Park, Md. He … Continue reading Obituary: Ray Miller (1945-2021)

Grave Story: Frank Bancroft (1846-1921)

Here lies Frank Bancroft, who managed seven different teams in his career, including one of the most remarkable teams of the 19th Century. He also became a successful business manager who instituted several baseball traditions we still hold dear. Bancroft managed the Worcester Ruby Legs (1880), Detroit Wolverines (1881-82), Cleveland Blues (1883), Providence Grays (1884-85), … Continue reading Grave Story: Frank Bancroft (1846-1921)