Obituary: Ken Mauer Sr. (1927-2019)

R.I.P. to Ken Mauer Sr., a former minor-leaguer who became a Hall of Fame high school coach and a prominent part of St. Paul, Minn. baseball. He died from heart failure on February 26 at the age of 91. He was also the great-uncle of retired Twins star Joe Mauer. Mauer graduated from Cretin High … Continue reading Obituary: Ken Mauer Sr. (1927-2019)

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Angels minor-leaguer turned deputy killed in car accident

San Bernardino County Deputy Nicholas O'Loughlin, 28, was killed in an off-duty car accident with an alleged drunk driver on February 17 in Chino, Calif. His car was struck by another vehicle driven by Yijie Mao, 26, according to KTLA News. Mao was determined to be under the influence of alcohol and marijuana, according to … Continue reading Angels minor-leaguer turned deputy killed in car accident

Obituary: Sal Artiaga (1946-2019)

R.I.P. to Sal Artiaga, whose 48-year career in professional baseball included a stint as the ninth president of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues (Minor League Baseball) from 1988-1991. He died on February 16 at the age of 72. MiLB, on behalf of President/CEO Pat O'Conner, released the following statement: "It is with great … Continue reading Obituary: Sal Artiaga (1946-2019)