Obituary: John Strohmayer (1946-2019)

RIP to John Strohmayer, who had a 5-year career as a relief pitcher in the early 1970s. According to Canadian journalist/author Danny Gallagher, he died on November 28 at the age of 73. Gallagher was given the news by Strohmayer's friend and former teammate Steve Renko, who said the pitcher had been in intensive care … Continue reading Obituary: John Strohmayer (1946-2019)

Grave Story: Jerry Zimmerman (1934-1998)

Here lies Jerry Zimmerman, a good-fielding, light-hitting catcher and a part of the first-ever Montreal Expos’ coaching staff. He played for the Cincinnati Reds (1961) and Minnesota Twins (1962-68). Gerald Zimmerman was born in Omaha, Neb., on September 21, 1934. He played basketball and baseball at Milwaukie High School (that’s not a typo – the … Continue reading Grave Story: Jerry Zimmerman (1934-1998)

Obituary: Scott Sanderson (1956-2019)

R.I.P. to Scott Sanderson, an All-Star pitcher who won 163 games over a 19-year career. He died today, April 11, at the age of 62. His death was first reported on Twitter by Daily Herald columnist Barry Rozner. Canadian journalist/author/Expos historian Danny Gallagher had reported more than a year ago that Sanderson had his … Continue reading Obituary: Scott Sanderson (1956-2019)