Obituary: Ethan Blackaby (1940-2022)

RIP to Ethan Blackaby, who played briefly for the Milwaukee Braves in 1962 and 1964. He died on January 16 at the age of 81. No information about his passing has been made available as of this writing, but former pitcher John D'Acquisto said in a Facebook post that Blackaby has been suffering from Alzheimer's … Continue reading Obituary: Ethan Blackaby (1940-2022)

Obituary: Denis Menke (1940-2020)

RIP to two-time All-Star infielder and in-demand hitting coach Denis Menke. His family announced that he died in Tarpon Springs, Fla., on December 1. He was 80 years old. Menke played for the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves (1962-67), Houston Astros (1968-71, 1974) and Cincinnati Reds (1972-73). Denis John Menke was born in Bancroft, Iowa, on July 21, … Continue reading Obituary: Denis Menke (1940-2020)