Obituary: Jim Hicks (1940-2020)

RIP to Jim Hicks, an outfielder and first baseman who played for three teams in the 1960s.He died on October 29 at his home in Missouri City, Texas, at the age of 80. Hicks played for the Chicago White Sox (1964-66), St. Louis Cardinals (1969) and California Angels (1969-70). James Edward Hicks was born in … Continue reading Obituary: Jim Hicks (1940-2020)

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)