Obituary: Alex Herrera (1979-2023)

RIP to Venezuelan pitcher Alex Herrera, whose professional career took him all around the world and included a couple of stops in Cleveland. He died on February 16 at the age of 43. According to several reports, Herrera had been ill with a heart condition. Herrera played for the Cleveland Indians in 2002 and 2003. … Continue reading Obituary: Alex Herrera (1979-2023)


Grave Story: Charley “Greek” George (1912-1999)

Here lies Charley "Greek" George, a short-tempered, umpire-baiting catcher whose career ended with one punch. George played for the Cleveland Indians (1935-36), Brooklyn Dodgers (1938), Chicago Cubs (1941) and Philadelphia Athletics (1945). Charles Peter George was born on Christmas Day, December 25, in 1912 in Waycross, Ga. His parents, Peter and Alice, were both born … Continue reading Grave Story: Charley “Greek” George (1912-1999)