Obituary: Eddie Robinson (1921-2021)

RIP to Eddie Robinson, who was the oldest living ballplayer and an All-Star first baseman, scout, general manager, author and podcaster. He died on Monday, October 4, at his ranch in Bastrop, Texas. At the time of his death, he was 100 years and 293 days old and was one of two centenarians. Robinson played … Continue reading Obituary: Eddie Robinson (1921-2021)

Obituary: Grant Jackson (1942-2021)

RIP to Grant Jackson, an 18-year major league pitcher who was a World Series hero for the 1979 "We Are Family" Pirates. Jackson died on February 2 at Canonsburg Hospital in Canonsburg, Pa., from COVID-19 complications. He was 78 years old. In his career, Jackson played for the Philadelphia Phillies (1965-70), Baltimore Orioles (1971-76), New … Continue reading Obituary: Grant Jackson (1942-2021)