Obituary: Al Neiger (1939-2022)

RIP to Al Neiger, whose 5-year professional baseball career included 6 games for the 1960 Philadelphia Phillies. He was also one of the must successful pitchers in the history of the University of Delaware Blue Hens baseball program. Neiger died on October 3, at the age of 83. Alvin Edward Neiger was born in Wilmington, … Continue reading Obituary: Al Neiger (1939-2022)

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)