Grave Story: George Belden (1870-1953)

Here lies George Kimball Belden, a great Minnesota sportsman and businessman who went on to become the president of the minor-league Minneapolis Millers. George Belden was born in Lynden, Vt. on March 25, 1870. His family moved to Minnesota in 1884, and Belden, though he traveled frequently, would call Minnesota his home for the rest … Continue reading Grave Story: George Belden (1870-1953)

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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)