Obituary: Joe Horlen (1937-2022)

RIP to pitcher Joe Horlen, a standout college pitcher before embarking on a 12-year, All-Star career in the majors. His alma mater, Oklahoma State University, reported that he died on April 11 in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 84. He had suffered from Alzheimer's Disease for several years. Horlen played for the Chicago … Continue reading Obituary: Joe Horlen (1937-2022)

Obituary: Shirley Burkovich (1933-2022)

RIP to Shirley Burkovich, who took a career in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and turned it into a lifelong passion to let girls and women play baseball. She died on March 31 at the age of 89. Burkovich played for the Muskegon Lassies (1949), Chicago Colleens (1950), Springfield Sallies (1950) and Rockford Peaches … Continue reading Obituary: Shirley Burkovich (1933-2022)