By The Numbers: A Look At The Legend Of Elijah 'Pumpsie' Green Elijah “Pumpsie” Green was born in Boley, Oklahoma, in the fall of 1933. In 1959, at the age of 25, he would take the field as a member of the Boston Red Sox.
By The Numbers: Forgotten Royalty: The Duke Of FlatbushWith the World Series this month, I thought it might be well to compare three icons… to give Duke his due, so to speak
NY Classic: Cooperstown To Honor 'Talkin' Baseball' ComposerAs a minor league pitcher, Dennis Minogue hardly had Hall of Fame talent. Once he changed his tune — and name — and forever linked Willie, Mickey and the Duke, he earned his spot in Cooperstown.
Family Plans Private Service For Duke SniderThrough the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, the Snider family has conveyed its gratitude and appreciation for the public's support since Snider's death.
Players, Teammates Remember Brooklyn Legend Duke SniderBrooklyn Dodgers legend Duke Snider died Sunday. He was 84. "Duke was a fine man, a terrific hitter and a great friend, even though he was a Dodger," Giants Hall of Famer Willie Mays said.
Don Zimmer Remembers His Teammate Duke SniderA smile spread across the 80-year-old's face when he was asked about the friendship he and others such as Johnny Podres, Pee Wee Reese and Gil Hodges had with the late Hall of Famer off the field.
Reaction To The Death Of Duke Snider MLB Commissioner Bud Selig along with other owners and Hall of Famers reacted to the death of Brooklyn Dodger Duke Snider:
Mays Talks To Students At Polo Grounds SiteWillie Mays was back where he started his big league career, bringing along the San Francisco Giants' World Series trophy celebrating the team's first title since 1954.