Grave Story: Carson Bigbee (1895-1964)

Here lies Carson Bigbee, an outfielder whose clutch hit helped win the 1925 World Series for the Pirates. He was also part of a pretty notorious player mutiny that ended his big-league career. He played for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1916 until 1926. Carson Lee Bigbee was born in Lebanon, Ore., on March 31, 1895, … Continue reading Grave Story: Carson Bigbee (1895-1964)

Grave Story: Bill Wambsganss (1894-1985)

Here lies Bill Wambsganss, a deadball era infielder who is best known for performing an unassisted triple play during the 1920 World Series – a feat that has never been duplicated in the postseason. Wambsganss played for the Cleveland Naps/Indians (1914-1923), Boston Red Sox (1924-25) and Philadelphia Athletics (1926). Bill Wambsganss was born on March … Continue reading Grave Story: Bill Wambsganss (1894-1985)

Obituary: Terry Donahue (1925-2019)

R.I.P. to catcher Terry Donahue, who spent four seasons playing in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. She died on March 14th from Parkinson's Disease. She was 93 years old. She played for the Peoria Redwings from 1946-49. Source: Arizona Republic, April 29, 1950 Donahue was born on August 22, 1925 in Melaval, Saskatchewan, Canada. … Continue reading Obituary: Terry Donahue (1925-2019)