Obituary: Don Dillard (1937-2022)

RIP to Don Dillard, who was an outfielder and pinch-hitting specialist for six seasons in the late 1950s and '60s. He died on his 85th birthday in Greenwood, S.C., on January 8. He was a resident of Orchard Park, S.C., and died at Hospice & Palliative Care of the Piedmont. Dillard played for the Cleveland … Continue reading Obituary: Don Dillard (1937-2022)

Grave Story: Shoeless Joe Jackson (1887-1951)

It’s time to talk about one of the greatest hitters in baseball history. And while much of Shoeless Joe Jackson’s life is still the subject of debate and misconception, I think baseball fans can at least agree on that much. Jackson played for the Philadelphia Athletics (1908-09), Cleveland Naps/Indians (1910-15) and Chicago White Sox (1915-20). … Continue reading Grave Story: Shoeless Joe Jackson (1887-1951)