Obituary: Eddie Kasko (1931-2020)

RIP to Eddie Kasko, an All-Star infielder as well as a Red Sox manager, scout and executive. Kasko died on June 24 at the age of 88 -- three days shy of his 89th birthday. Kasko played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1957-58), Cincinnati Reds (1959-63), Houston Colt .45s/Astros (1964-65) and Boston Red Sox (1966). … Continue reading Obituary: Eddie Kasko (1931-2020)

Grave Story: Jim Delahanty (1879-1953)

Here lies Jim Delahanty, a well-traveled infielder whose penchant for troublemaking may have gotten him banned from baseball – unofficially, of course. He played for the Chicago Orphans (1901), New York Giants (1902), Boston Beaneaters (1904-05), Cincinnati Reds (1906), St. Louis Browns (1907), Washington Senators (1907-1909), and Detroit Tigers (1909-1912), as well as the Brooklyn … Continue reading Grave Story: Jim Delahanty (1879-1953)