Obituary: John Altobelli (1963-2020)

RIP to John Altobelli, his wife Keri and daughter Alyssa. All three were killed on January 26 in a helicopter crash that left nine people dead, including NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna. Altobelli, 56, was a minor-league outfielder who went on to become a highly respected baseball coach at Orange Coast College … Continue reading Obituary: John Altobelli (1963-2020)

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)