Obituary: Albie Pearson (1934-2023)

RIP to Albie Pearson, an All-Star outfielder and the 1958 American League Rookie of the Year. He died on February 22 at the age of 88. Pearson, who was sometimes called "The Littlest Angel" for his diminutive size, played for the Washington Senators (1958-59), Baltimore Orioles (1959-60) and Los Angeles Angels (1961-66). Albert Gregory Pearson … Continue reading Obituary: Albie Pearson (1934-2023)


Grave Story: Dean Chance (1941-2015)

Here lies Dean Chance, who was a two-time All-Star and a Cy Young Award winner. That’s when he wasn’t making headlines for… other reasons. Chance pitched for the Los Angeles/California Angels (1961-66), Minnesota Twins (1967-69), Cleveland Indians (1970), New York Mets (1970) and Detroit Tigers (1971). Wilmer Dean Chance was born on June 1, 1941 … Continue reading Grave Story: Dean Chance (1941-2015)