Obituary: Rich Barry (1940-2021)

RIP to Rich Barry, a powerful slugger in the minors who served as a pinch-hitter and outfielder for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1969. He died on October 9 at the age of 81. At the time of his death, he was living in Studio City, Calif. Richard Donovan Barry was born on September 12, 1940, … Continue reading Obituary: Rich Barry (1940-2021)

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)