Former Rays minor-leaguer found guilty of triple homicide

Brandon Martin, a former first-round draft pick of the Tampa Bay Rays, has been convicted of the murders of three people in Corona, Calif., in 2015. According to the Office of the District Attorney of Riverside County, the jury deliberated for four hours over two days before finding Martin, 27, guilty of the murder of … Continue reading Former Rays minor-leaguer found guilty of triple homicide

Grave Story: Fred Waterman (1845-1899)

Here lies Fred Waterman, the third baseman on the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings, baseball’s first openly professional team. He also had a productive career in baseball before and after the Red Stockings. Sadly, he died in poverty and largely forgotten in the city where he helped make baseball history. Waterman played in the National Association … Continue reading Grave Story: Fred Waterman (1845-1899)

Road trip to Chattanooga: Unmarked graves & Lookouts

With it being Spring Break, the family decided on a short trip to Chattanooga for a little fun, cemetery searching and minor league baseball. I'd been there once before and found a few graves at the Chattanooga National Cemetery, but rain kept me from exploring any further. This week, the weather was perfect. Though I … Continue reading Road trip to Chattanooga: Unmarked graves & Lookouts