Obituary: David Glass (1935-2020)

RIP to David Glass, the former owner of the Kansas City Royals. It was announced that Glass died on January 9 at the age of 84. He was being treated for pneumonia, according to his family. He not only kept the team in Kansas City after the death of founder Ewing Kauffman, but he helped … Continue reading Obituary: David Glass (1935-2020)

Nationals prospect Fausto Segura killed in Dominican Republic

RIP to Fausto Segura, a right-handed relief pitcher who had just completed his third season in the team's minor league system. He was killed in a motorcycle accident on January 12 while in the Dominican Republic. Segura was 23 years old. https://twitter.com/Nationals/status/1216784496240054273?s=20 Sportswriter Héctor Gómez broke the news on Z Digital. According to reports, Segura … Continue reading Nationals prospect Fausto Segura killed in Dominican Republic

Patsy Tebeau assaults an umbrella and other stories

While writing the grave story of Patsy Tebeau, I came across a huge treasury of stories about him. Many featured him getting into altercations with umpires, as you'd expect given his infamous temper. I briefly tried keeping track of his many fines and suspensions but gave up in frustration. But there are some good stories … Continue reading Patsy Tebeau assaults an umbrella and other stories