Obituary: Vida Blue (1949-2023)

During the decade of the 1970s, Vida Blue was one of the most electric and successful pitchers in baseball. He won 3 World Series titles, an MVP Award and a Cy Young Award, and he is also the answer to a couple of outstanding baseball trivia questions -- Who was the first pitcher to start … Continue reading Obituary: Vida Blue (1949-2023)


Obituary: Dick Schofield (1935-2022)

RIP to Dick Schofield, a one-time “bonus baby” and part of a long baseball family dynasty. He died on July 11, at 10:30am, at his residence in Springfield, Ill. He was 87 years old. Schofield played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1953-58, 1968, 1971), Pittsburgh Pirates (1958-1965), San Francisco Giants (1965-66), New York Yankees (1966), … Continue reading Obituary: Dick Schofield (1935-2022)