Obituary: Rogelio “Roger” Moret (1949-2020)

RIP to Roger Moret, who was one of the aces on the Red Sox pitching staff as they reached the World Series in 1975. The lefthander was also one of the most dominant pitchers in Puerto Rican baseball. He died on December 7 in his home of Guayama, Puerto Rico, at the age of 71 … Continue reading Obituary: Rogelio “Roger” Moret (1949-2020)

Grave Story: Waite Hoyt (1899-1984)

Here lies Waite Hoyt, who was a rarity in baseball – a teenage phenom who actually lived up to his potential. Hoyt’s 21-year career included stops with the New York Giants (1918, 1932), Boston Red Sox (1919-20), New York Yankees (1921-30), Detroit Tigers (1930-31), Philadelphia Athletics (1931), Brooklyn Dodgers (1932, 1937-38) and Pittsburgh Pirates (1933-37). … Continue reading Grave Story: Waite Hoyt (1899-1984)