Obituary: John Sanders (1945-2022)

RIP to John Sanders, a long-tenured baseball coach at the University of Nebraska. His major-league baseball career, on the other hand, lasted for a matter of minutes. He died on February 5 after a battle with cancer. He was 76 years old. Sanders played one game in the major leagues, with the Kansas City Athletics … Continue reading Obituary: John Sanders (1945-2022)

Grave Story: Dick Siebert (1912-1978)

Here lies Dick Siebert, who was written off by three major-league teams before establishing himself as an All-Star first baseman. He later became one of the winningest coaches in NCAA baseball history with the Minnesota Golden Gophers. He played for the Brooklyn Dodgers (1932, 1936), St. Louis Cardinals (1937-38) and Philadelphia Athletics (1939-45). His son, … Continue reading Grave Story: Dick Siebert (1912-1978)