Eddie Clarence Murray
Hall of Fame (2003)
Best Season (1995)
Alphonse Eugene Smith
Right Field, Third Base
1953-1957, 1964 (Buckeyes 1946-1948)
1955 All-Star, Top 3 MVP (1955)
Best Season (1955)
For the first time since 1948, the World Series returns to the shores of Lake Erie as the Cleveland Indians host the New York Giants, already down two games to none. The new location does not make a difference for the Tribe, as the Giants score early and often in a 6-2 win. Mike Garcia is dealt the loss after allowing four runs, three of which were earned, on five hits in three innings...
Jim Bunning is the father of nine children, so why wouldn't it be the native of Southgate, Ky. to do something extraordinary, something that had never been accomplished before, and has not been accomplished since on Father's Day, the defining moment of a Hall of Fame pitching career.
Bunning pitched a perfect game on Father's Day -- June 21, 1964. He was wearing a Philadelphia Phillies...
The Indians have had many players play Hall of Fame careers in Cleveland including some of the greatest players in baseball history like Bob Feller, Napoleon LaJoie and Tris Speaker. Most Tribe fans should know all about these players and if they don't you can go back and read the first set of All-Time Indians articles from 2011. This top ten list is not about those players.
Playing on Both Sides
The Chicago Cubs and White Sox organizations date back well over 100 years. In that time there have been numerous players who have suited up on the north side as well as the south side. There are a few Hall of Famers on the list as well as many players you’ve never heard of. Let’s take a look at the best, not necessarily while playing in Chicago, as well...
Donald Louis Mossi
You could not have grown up a baseball fan in greater New York and not known that Channel 11 belonged to the Yankees and Channel 9 belonged to the Mets. Phil Rizzuto belonged to the Yankees but Ralph Kiner belonged to the Mets.
Teamed up with Lindsey Nelson and Bob Murphy, he was with the Mets since the beginning. He always had a story about one of the game’s greats and could...