Obituary: Don Sutton (1945-2021)

RIP to Don Sutton, a 300-game winner and member of the Hall of Fame as a pitcher and a beloved broadcaster in the second half of his baseball career. His son Darren announced that Sutton died in his sleep on January 19. He was 75 years old. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Sutton died in … Continue reading Obituary: Don Sutton (1945-2021)

Grave Story: Dean Chance (1941-2015)

Here lies Dean Chance, who was a two-time All-Star and a Cy Young Award winner. That’s when he wasn’t making headlines for… other reasons. Chance pitched for the Los Angeles/California Angels (1961-66), Minnesota Twins (1967-69), Cleveland Indians (1970), New York Mets (1970) and Detroit Tigers (1971). Wilmer Dean Chance was born on June 1, 1941 … Continue reading Grave Story: Dean Chance (1941-2015)

Obituary: Claudell Washington (1954-2020)

RIP to former All-Star outfielder Claudell Washington, who died on June 10 at the age of 65. According to his former teammate John D'Acquisto and PastPros, a company that represented him for autographs, Washington died from prostate cancer. He went public with his battle in 2018, when he announced he had discontinued treatment. Washington played … Continue reading Obituary: Claudell Washington (1954-2020)