Obituary: Sandy Valdespino (1939-2023)

RIP to Sandy Valdespino, a Cuban outfielder who played for 7 seasons in the major leagues. He died on February 26, a little over a month after his 84th birthday. He had been living at the Legacy Village assisted living facility in Moultrie, Ga. Valdespino played for the Minnesota Twins (1965-67), Atlanta Braves (1968), Houton … Continue reading Obituary: Sandy Valdespino (1939-2023)


Obituary: Dick Schofield (1935-2022)

RIP to Dick Schofield, a one-time “bonus baby” and part of a long baseball family dynasty. He died on July 11, at 10:30am, at his residence in Springfield, Ill. He was 87 years old. Schofield played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1953-58, 1968, 1971), Pittsburgh Pirates (1958-1965), San Francisco Giants (1965-66), New York Yankees (1966), … Continue reading Obituary: Dick Schofield (1935-2022)