Grave Story: Pat Hynes (1884-1907)

Here lies outfielder/pitcher Pat Hynes, another one of baseball's forgotten tragic tales. His major-league career lasted just two years, as he was shot to death in a barroom fight on his 23rd birthday. Hynes played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1903) and St. Louis Browns (1904). Patrick J. Hynes was born in St. Louis on … Continue reading Grave Story: Pat Hynes (1884-1907)

Former Rays minor-leaguer found guilty of triple homicide

Brandon Martin, a former first-round draft pick of the Tampa Bay Rays, has been convicted of the murders of three people in Corona, Calif., in 2015. According to the Office of the District Attorney of Riverside County, the jury deliberated for four hours over two days before finding Martin, 27, guilty of the murder of … Continue reading Former Rays minor-leaguer found guilty of triple homicide