Obituary: Jim Wynn (1942-2020)

RIP to Jim Wynn, the first great slugger in Houston Astros history. Nicknamed "The Toy Cannon" for his 5'9" height and massive power, Wynn died on Wednesday, March 26 at the age of 78. A three-time All-Star in his 15-year career, Wynn played for the Astros (1963-73), Los Angeles Dodgers (1974-75), Atlanta Braves (1976), New … Continue reading Obituary: Jim Wynn (1942-2020)

Obituary: Luis Valbuena (1985-2018)

RIP to Luis Valbuena, an infielder who was one of two major-league ballplayers killed in a car accident in Venezuela on December 6. He had just celebrated his 33rd birthday on November 30. Valbuena played for the Seattle Mariners (2008), Cleveland Indians (2009-11), Chicago Cubs (2012-14), Houston Astros (2015-16) and Los Angeles Angels (2017-2018). Valbuena … Continue reading Obituary: Luis Valbuena (1985-2018)