Obituary: Jim Bouton (1939-2019)

R.I.P. to Jim Bouton, who went from an All-Star pitcher to a bestselling author to a baseball pariah to entertainment personality to a beloved and respected baseball figure. He died on July 10, at the age of 80. The ex-pitcher had suffered a severe stroke in 2012, which led to cerebral amyloid angiopathy, a disease … Continue reading Obituary: Jim Bouton (1939-2019)

Obituary: Ray Peters (1946-2019)

R.I.P. to Ray Peters, an original Seattle Pilot whose only MLB experience came with the 1970 Milwaukee Brewers. Keith Olbermann announced earlier on Twitter that Peters died on May 4 after an illness. He was 72 years old. Ray Peters was born on August 27, 1946 in Buffalo, N.Y. and was a heavily recruited … Continue reading Obituary: Ray Peters (1946-2019)