Grave Story: Don O’Riley (1945-1997)

Here lies Don O'Riley, who pitched in the majors for two seasons. His playing career was cut short by a motorcycle accident, and his life, tragically, was cut short by gun violence. O’Riley played for the Kansas City Royals (1969-70). Donald Lee O’Riley was born on March 12, 1945 in Topeka, Kan. He went to … Continue reading Grave Story: Don O’Riley (1945-1997)

Obituary: Norm Angelini (1947-2019)

RIP to Norm Angelini, who was a left-handed reliever in the majors for two years. He died on December 21, 2019 in Aurora, Colo., after battling cancer. He was 72 years old. Angelini played for the Kansas City Royals (1972-73). https://twitter.com/mangelini23/status/1208852402759028736?s=20 Norman Angelini was born in San Francisco on September 24, 1947. The southpaw started … Continue reading Obituary: Norm Angelini (1947-2019)