Obituary: Stefan Wever (1958-2022)

RIP to Stefan Wever, a very good pitcher in the minor leagues who injured his rotator cuff in his one and only major-league appearance. Multiple online reports reported his death on December 27, 2022, at the age of 64. No cause or place of death had been released, but a Facebook post from a few … Continue reading Obituary: Stefan Wever (1958-2022)

A Short Note on Peter Cooper and His Baseball Songs

Yesterday, the sad news came out of Nashville that award-winning journalist, singer-songwriter and country music historian Peter Cooper died on December 6. He had suffered a head injury about a week ago, and while there were signs that he could pull through, Peter passed away in his sleep at the age of 52. Peter Cooper, … Continue reading A Short Note on Peter Cooper and His Baseball Songs

Obituary: Rudy Hernández (1931-2022)

RIP to Rudy Hernández, the first native Dominican pitcher to appear in the American or National League. His family reported that he died on Wednesday, November 23, in Condado, Puerto Rico, at the age of 90. Hernández also holds a rare distinction of playing for two different Washington Senators franchises in consecutive seasons. He played … Continue reading Obituary: Rudy Hernández (1931-2022)