Tag Archives: st louis

July 20, Heinie Manush 114 years later

Born Henry Manush, the baseballer known as Heinie made up some of the best outfields in baseball history. Today would be his 114th birthday. A native of Alabama, the Detroit Tigers signed Manush at age 20. The Tigers finished in … Continue reading

Posted in baseball, baseball history | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

July 19, Rick Ankiel celebrates 36

The Rick Ankiel story starts off unfortunate, turns happy, then dismal, and finishes uplifting. Lying, stealing and drugs littered the 11-year MLB player’s childhood. His father regularly embarrassed him and even his own family tree held unknown secrets. Throughout Rick’s … Continue reading

Posted in baseball, baseball history | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment