Obituary: Martín Dihigo Jr. (1942-2019)

R.I.P. to Martín Dihigo Jr., the son of the legendary Negro Leagues superstar and a minor-leaguer in the Cincinnati Reds organization. He died on June 17 at the age of 76. He played in the minor leagues from 1959-1962. If you don't know about Martín Dihigo, his page in the Baseball Hall of Fame is … Continue reading Obituary: Martín Dihigo Jr. (1942-2019)

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Grave Story: Ed Heusser (1909-1956)

Here lies Ed Heusser, a pitcher for the famed Gas House Gang who also had a once-in-a-lifetime brilliant season with the Reds. He played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1935-36), Philadelphia Phillies (1938, 1948), Philadelphia Athletics (1940) and Cincinnati Reds (1943-46). Edward Burlton Heusser was born on May, 1909 in Murray, Utah. His father died … Continue reading Grave Story: Ed Heusser (1909-1956)