Obituary: Bill Freehan (1941-2021)

RIP to Bill Freehan, one of the greatest catchers of the 1960s and early '70s and a multi-time All-Star and Gold Glove winner. He died in Detroit on August 19 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 79 years old. Freehan played for the Detroit Tigers from 1961 and 1963-76. The Detroit Tigers … Continue reading Obituary: Bill Freehan (1941-2021)

Obituary: Helen Nicol Fox (1920-2021)

RIP to Helen Nicol “Nickie” Fox, the winningest pitcher in the history of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League. A Scottsdale, Arizona, resident, she died on July 25 at the age of 101. Fox, who also holds the AAGPBL record for career strikeouts, played for the Kenosha Comets (1943-47) and Rockford Peaches (1947-52). Helen … Continue reading Obituary: Helen Nicol Fox (1920-2021)