Archive for February 2001 | Monthly archive page

Major League Baseball Goes to War

  Take a look at amazing array of world war II soldier pictures including Elmer Valo, Feddie Caliguiri, Connie Mack Jr., Benny McCoy, ¬†Joe Coleman and many others.  

Lou Brissie

  Baseball history is filled with examples of men who overcame huge obstacles to play the national pastime. One of them was most definitely a lefthanded pitcher named Lou Brissie.      

Phil Marchildon of the Royal Canadian Air Force

by David M. Jordan   Born in 1913 in Penetanguishene, Ontario, a small town on an inlet off Georgian Bay, Phil Marchildon grew up to be the ace of the postwar Athletics pitching staff. It was not an easy climb for Phil, and his tenure at the top was to be all too brief, its […]