Grave Story: Carl Pohlad (1915-2009)

Here lies Carl Pohlad, former owner of the Minnesota Twins. During his tenure from 1984-2009, he went from a hero who saved the Twins to a villain who almost drove the team out of existence. Such is the life of a baseball executive. Carl Pohlad was born on August 23, 1915 in Des Moines, Iowa, … Continue reading Grave Story: Carl Pohlad (1915-2009)

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Bill Fischer, 10/11/1930-10/30/2018

RIP to Bill Fischer, a pitcher who still holds the record for most consecutive innings pitched without issuing a walk. He died on Tuesday, October 30 at the age of 88. Fischer played for the Chicago White Sox (1956-8), Detroit Tigers (1958; 1960-61), Washington Senators (1958-60), Kansas City Athletics (1961-3) and Minnesota Twins (1964). Fischer … Continue reading Bill Fischer, 10/11/1930-10/30/2018