Obituary: Don Newcombe (1926-2019)

R.I.P. to Don Newcombe, a Dodgers legend and an All-Star pitcher who helped integrate the game of baseball. He died on February 19 at the age of 92 after a long illness. In making the announcement, the Los Angeles Dodgers called Newcombe, "one of the franchise's final links to Brooklyn and the days of Roy … Continue reading Obituary: Don Newcombe (1926-2019)


Angels minor-leaguer turned deputy killed in car accident

San Bernardino County Deputy Nicholas O'Loughlin, 28, was killed in an off-duty car accident with an alleged drunk driver on February 17 in Chino, Calif. His car was struck by another vehicle driven by Yijie Mao, 26, according to KTLA News. Mao was determined to be under the influence of alcohol and marijuana, according to … Continue reading Angels minor-leaguer turned deputy killed in car accident

Obituary: Sal Artiaga (1946-2019)

R.I.P. to Sal Artiaga, whose 48-year career in professional baseball included a stint as the ninth president of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues (Minor League Baseball) from 1988-1991. He died on February 16 at the age of 72. MiLB, on behalf of President/CEO Pat O'Conner, released the following statement: "It is with great … Continue reading Obituary: Sal Artiaga (1946-2019)