Obituary: Chuck Dobson (1944-2021)

RIP to pitcher Chuck Dobson, who won 10 or more games for five straight seasons in the 1960s and '70s before arm injuries ended his career. He died on November 30 at his home in Kansas City. He was 77 years old. Dobson played for the Kansas City/Oakland Athletics (1966-71, 1973) and California Angels (1974-75). … Continue reading Obituary: Chuck Dobson (1944-2021)


Obituary: Jim “Mudcat” Grant (1935-2021)

RIP to All-Star pitcher Mudcat Grant, the first African-American to win 20 games in the American League. According to the Cleveland Indians, Grant died peacefully in Los Angeles on June 11. He was 85 years old. Over his long life, Grant involved himself in a number of off-the-field activities, including announcing, charity work, writing and … Continue reading Obituary: Jim “Mudcat” Grant (1935-2021)