Obituary: David West (1964-2022)

RIP to David West, a former pitcher for four teams in his 10-year career and a key part of the bullpen for the Phillies' pennant-winning 1993 team. It was announced on May 14 that West died from brain cancer at the age of 57. He was mourned on social media by several of his former … Continue reading Obituary: David West (1964-2022)

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)