Obituary: Bill Bartholomay (1928-2020)

RIP to Bill Bartholomay, the former owner of the Braves who moved the team to Atlanta. He died on March 25 after a brief illness at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Doctors, according to the Atlanta Constitution-Journal, reported that he suffered from a respiratory infection that was not the coronavirus COVID-19. He was 91 years old. The … Continue reading Obituary: Bill Bartholomay (1928-2020)

Grave Story: Joe Delahanty (1875-1936)

Here lies Joe Delahanty, who had a long and pretty successful minor- and independent-league career before playing for a short time in the major leagues. Delahanty, an outfielder and second baseman, played for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1907-1909. Joe Delahanty's grave in Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland. Joseph Nicholas Delahanty was born on October 18, 1875 … Continue reading Grave Story: Joe Delahanty (1875-1936)