Obituary: Bill Davis (1942-2023)

RIP to Bill Davis, a Hall of Fame baseball player at the University of Minnesota who also played in the major leagues in the 1960s. He died on January 13 in Edina, Minn., at the age of 80. Davis played for the Cleveland Indians (1965-66) and San Diego Padres (1969). Arthur Willard Davis was born … Continue reading Obituary: Bill Davis (1942-2023)

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)