Obituary: Andy Etchebarren (1943-2019)

RIP to Andy Etchebarren, a two-time All-Star catcher and a long-time minor-league manager. He died on October 5 at the age of 76. Etchebarren played for the Baltimore Orioles (1962, 1965-1975), California Angels (1975-1977) and Milwaukee Brewers (1978). He managed in the minor leagues and in independent baseball until 2012. https://twitter.com/yorkrevolution/status/1180649588442779650?s=20 Andy Etchebarren was born … Continue reading Obituary: Andy Etchebarren (1943-2019)

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Obituary: Ray Peters (1946-2019)

R.I.P. to Ray Peters, an original Seattle Pilot whose only MLB experience came with the 1970 Milwaukee Brewers. Keith Olbermann announced earlier on Twitter that Peters died on May 4 after an illness. He was 72 years old. https://twitter.com/KeithOlbermann/status/1127674213198966785 Ray Peters was born on August 27, 1946 in Buffalo, N.Y. and was a heavily recruited … Continue reading Obituary: Ray Peters (1946-2019)

Grave Story: Florence Killilea Boley

Here lies Florence Killilea Boley, one of the earliest female baseball team owners in the country. She took over the American Association’s Milwaukee Brewers in 1929 following her father Henry’s death. Though her time as an owner was tragically short, she was a sensation, even challenging the power of the mighty Kenesaw Mountain Landis. The … Continue reading Grave Story: Florence Killilea Boley