Obituary: Jim Coates (1932-2019)

RIP to Jim Coates, a pitcher on several of the New York Yankees' championship teams of the early 1960s. He died on November 14 at the age of 87. Coates played for the Yankees (1956, 1959-62), Washington Senators (1963), Cincinnati Reds (1963) and California Angels (1965-67). Jim Coates was born in Famham, Va., on August … Continue reading Obituary: Jim Coates (1932-2019)

Obituary: Andy Etchebarren (1943-2019)

RIP to Andy Etchebarren, a two-time All-Star catcher and a long-time minor-league manager. He died on October 5 at the age of 76. Etchebarren played for the Baltimore Orioles (1962, 1965-1975), California Angels (1975-1977) and Milwaukee Brewers (1978). He managed in the minor leagues and in independent baseball until 2012. Andy Etchebarren was born … Continue reading Obituary: Andy Etchebarren (1943-2019)

Obituary: Scott Sanderson (1956-2019)

R.I.P. to Scott Sanderson, an All-Star pitcher who won 163 games over a 19-year career. He died today, April 11, at the age of 62. His death was first reported on Twitter by Daily Herald columnist Barry Rozner. Canadian journalist/author/Expos historian Danny Gallagher had reported more than a year ago that Sanderson had his … Continue reading Obituary: Scott Sanderson (1956-2019)