A Tale of Two Wyomingites

Not too many big leaguers hail from Wyoming, like the New York Mets’ Brandon Nimmo, who the team recently re-signed to an eight-year, $162 million free agent contract. Tom Browning, 62, pitched a perfect game while he was with the Cincinnati Reds. He’s from Caspar. Then there’s pitcher Dennis DeBarr of Modesto, California. Like Nimmo, […]

Baseball’s Bullet Bob

Even the most knowledgeable baseball fan probably doesn’t remember “Bullet” Bob Reynolds, who once starred at Seattle’s Ingraham High School. The number one draft pick of the San Francisco Giants in 1966, Reynolds pitched for the Montreal Expos (1969); the St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers (1971); the Baltimore Orioles (1972-1974) and the Orioles, Detroit […]

Should I Still Be Wondering?

Born in Birmingham, Alabama, Charlie Dees, who recently turned 86-years-old, was a first baseman for the California Angels for parts of three seasons, in 1963, 1964, and 1965; in 98 career games, he came up to bat 260 times and collected 69 hits. Regrettably, Dees is among the 609 retired men not receiving Major League […]