Obituary: Tom Urbani (1968-2022)

RIP to Tom Urbani, a left-handed pitcher for played for four seasons in the majors in the 1990s. He died on September 28 at the age of 54. Urbani pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals (1993-96) and Detroit Tigers (1996). He later ran a baseball school in his native California. Thomas James Urbani was born … Continue reading Obituary: Tom Urbani (1968-2022)

Obituary: John Wockenfuss (1949-2022)

RIP to John Wockenfuss, a popular player with a distinctive batting stance and a productive career as a utility catcher/infielder/outfielder. He died on August 19 at the age of 73. He had gone public with his struggles with dementia in 2019. Wockenfuss played for the Detroit Tigers (1974-83) and Philadelphia Phillies (1984-85). According to a … Continue reading Obituary: John Wockenfuss (1949-2022)