Obituary: Cecil Perkins (1940-2021)

RIP to Cecil Perkins, a pitcher whose seven-year minor-league career included a brief stint with the New York Yankees in 1967. He died on October 28 at the age of 80. Cecil Boyce Perkins was born in Baltimore on December 1, 1940. He was a pitching star at Howard County High School in Ellicott Coty, … Continue reading Obituary: Cecil Perkins (1940-2021)

Grave Story: Shoeless Joe Jackson (1887-1951)

It’s time to talk about one of the greatest hitters in baseball history. And while much of Shoeless Joe Jackson’s life is still the subject of debate and misconception, I think baseball fans can at least agree on that much. Jackson played for the Philadelphia Athletics (1908-09), Cleveland Naps/Indians (1910-15) and Chicago White Sox (1915-20). … Continue reading Grave Story: Shoeless Joe Jackson (1887-1951)