Obituary: Dick Tidrow (1947-2021)

RIP to pitcher Dick Tidrow, a two-time World Series champ, one of the game's first great set-up relievers, and a long-time baseball executive. He died unexpectedly in Lee's Summit, Mo., on July 10 at the age of 74. His death was announced by the San Francisco Giants, where he spent nearly 30 years working in … Continue reading Obituary: Dick Tidrow (1947-2021)

Obituary: Grant Jackson (1942-2021)

RIP to Grant Jackson, an 18-year major league pitcher who was a World Series hero for the 1979 "We Are Family" Pirates. Jackson died on February 2 at Canonsburg Hospital in Canonsburg, Pa., from COVID-19 complications. He was 78 years old. In his career, Jackson played for the Philadelphia Phillies (1965-70), Baltimore Orioles (1971-76), New … Continue reading Obituary: Grant Jackson (1942-2021)