The Minor League Baseball community lost a staple at the ballparks this week, in entertainer Myron Noodleman. Born Rick Hader (Noodleman, or course, was a stage name), he lost his battle with an aggressive form of cancer on Wednesday. He started performing at ballparks in 1994, and in 2004 was christened the fifth ‘clown prince […]
Jim Northrup passed away yesterday in Holly, Michigan, and the baseball world lost a legend in his own right. Dubbed the ‘Grey Fox’, Northrup was born, attended college, played baseball, and passed on all in the Great Lake State of Michigan. He was born in the farming town of Breckenridge, and attended Alma College where […]
I understand this is hardly breaking news at
this point, but the passing of Ernie Harwell took place while
I was on the road, and this is my first chance to post since.
I’m not going to waste time…
A few months ago in a tragic accident, former Detroit Tigers pitcher Mark ‘The Bird’ Fidrych lost his life while working on a truck on his farm in Massachusetts. The details of the accident arn’t as important as the fact…