Obituary: Chuck Harmon (1924-2019)

R.I.P. to Chuck Harmon, a third baseman and outfielder who integrated the Cincinnati Reds when he stepped onto the field on April 17, 1954. He died on March 19 at the age of 94. Harmon played for the Reds (1954-56), St. Louis Cardinals (1956-57) and Philadelphia Phillies (1957). "The entire Reds family is saddened to … Continue reading Obituary: Chuck Harmon (1924-2019)

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Grave Story: Ed Heusser (1909-1956)

Here lies Ed Heusser, a pitcher for the famed Gas House Gang who also had a once-in-a-lifetime brilliant season with the Reds. He played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1935-36), Philadelphia Phillies (1938, 1948), Philadelphia Athletics (1940) and Cincinnati Reds (1943-46). Edward Burlton Heusser was born on May, 1909 in Murray, Utah. His father died … Continue reading Grave Story: Ed Heusser (1909-1956)