Obituary: Luke Allen (1978-2022)

RIP to Luke Allen, an outfielder who had two trips to the major leagues in the 2000s. It has been widely reported that he died on April 26 at the age of 43. No cause of death has been publicly announced. Allen, who had been an instructor at Diamond Sports Academy, a girls' softball training … Continue reading Obituary: Luke Allen (1978-2022)

Obituary: Jim “Mudcat” Grant (1935-2021)

RIP to All-Star pitcher Mudcat Grant, the first African-American to win 20 games in the American League. According to the Cleveland Indians, Grant died peacefully in Los Angeles on June 11. He was 85 years old. Over his long life, Grant involved himself in a number of off-the-field activities, including announcing, charity work, writing and … Continue reading Obituary: Jim “Mudcat” Grant (1935-2021)