Obituary: Will Brunson (1970-2019)

RIP to Will Brunson, a former left-handed relief pitcher and scout, who died unexpectedly on November 23. He suffered a fatal heart attack while hiking with friends in Big Bend National Park in Southwest Texas. The New Braunfels, Texas, resident was 49 years old. Brunson pitched for the Los Angeles Dodgers (1998) and Detroit Tigers … Continue reading Obituary: Will Brunson (1970-2019)

Grave Story: Billy Hitchcock (1916-2006)

Here lies Billy Hitchcock, whose life in baseball included stints as a player, coach, manager and minor-league executive. As an infielder, Hitchcock played for the Detroit Tigers (1942, 1946, 1953), Washington Senators (1946), St. Louis Browns (1947), Boston Red Sox (1948-1949) and Philadelphia Athletics (1950-1952). He also served as a manager for the Tigers (1960), … Continue reading Grave Story: Billy Hitchcock (1916-2006)