Al (Lefty) Clauss
Al Benton
Al Hodkey
Andy O'Connor
Astyanax Douglass
Aubrey Epps
Babe Ruth
Benjamin Bedford
Bill Bell
Bill Gabler
Bill Van Heuitt
Billy Hulen
Billy Joe Davidson
Billy Mitchell
Billy Werber
Bob Fesler
Bobby Del Greco
Bud Zipfel
Buster Brown
Carson Hodge
Charles Devens
Charles Freine
Charles Hallman
Chet Covington
Chippy Gaw
Clarence Beers
Clarence Currie
Claude Crocker
Claude Rowher
Clauson Vines
Cliff Fannin
Clovis White
Clyde Kluttz
Cy Neighbors
Dave Barbee
Dave Davenport
Dave Skeels
Doad Tufteland
Don Erickson
Dud Branom
Ed Albrecht
Ed Fallenstein
Edson Bahr
Eli Hodkey
Elmer Klumpp
Elmer Leifer
Erastus Grigg
Festus Higgins
Fidel Castro
Frank Juney
Frosty Kennedy
Grover Brant
Grover Redden
Hack Wilson
Hank Bertrand Conklyn Meriwether
Harry Kane
Heine Heitmuller
Henry Heitmann
Henry Mathewson
Henry tate
Herb Plews
Herman Fink
Jack Cassini
Jack Elkins
Jack Onslow
Jake Mooty
Jerry Blanchard
Jesse Batterton
Jimmy O'Neil
Joe Jackson
Joe Leonard
Joe Rabbitt
John Cantley
John Taff
Johnny Klippstein
Jr.
Lowell Creighton
Mickey Mantle
Moose Clabaugh
New York Yankees
Norman Brown
Oliver Faulkner
Pete Loos
Pete Schneider
Pickles Dillhoefer
Piggy Minor
R.C. Stevens
Ralph Mauriello
Ray Cucchiarini
Ray Hardee
Reggie Rawlings
Rivington Bisland
Rogers McKie
Roy Sievers
Rube Eldridge
Rube Waddell
Shine Rumple
Skeeter Shelton
Stan Galle
Steve Gerkin
Ted Gray
Tom Cheney
Tom Lovett
Tony Ponce
Tony Suck
Tug Wilson
Ty Cobb
Waldo Jackley
Walter Johnson
Walter Moser
Wes Ferrell
Whammy Douglass
Whitey Whitt
Will Koenigsmark

DIAMONDS IN THE DUSK

Dedicated to the proposition that baseball history should be far more than a chronicle of superstars and championship teams. Diamonds in the Dusk is a celebration of the amazing diversity of America's National Pastime -- spotlighting the characters and the oddities (and the odd characters!) that have populated the game at both the major league and minor league level.

For every Babe Ruth there is a Bunny Brief. For every Willie Mays, a Bris "The Human Eyeball" Lord. For every Sandy Koufax, an Astyanax Douglass. The 1927 Yankees are justly famous, but the Longview Cannibals, the Raton Swastikas, the Texarkana Casketmakers and the Staunton Lunatics should not be forgotten either.

Coming soon, stories on Steve (Wild Thing) Dalkowski, Jack Elkins, Ed Fallenstein, Herman Fink, Elmer Hansen, Lyman (Tulsa Two Base Terror) Lamb, Bill (Not Quite Grover Lowdermilk) Kennedy, Douglas (Five Star) MacArthur, Walter Malmquist, John Neuer, Ovid Nicholson, Archie Persons, Art (The Chief) Rooney, Shine Rumple, Luke Stuart, Al Teft and Jimmy Wiggs among others. A veritable smorgasbord of All-Stars.

Today's Featured Stories
Reggie Rawlings "Legend of the Blue Ridge"
Posted On: 08/24/2015 10:54 PM


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Cups of Coffee: Joe Rabbitt
Posted On: 08/10/2015 10:34 PM


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Paul Cobb "Georgia Peach II"
Posted On: 07/28/2015 2:14 PM


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Dave Davenport "Too Good for his own good"
Posted On: 07/14/2015 11:53 PM


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WHAT IF Fidel Castro came to Washington as a Senator?
Posted On: 06/29/2015 5:45 PM


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1955 Wake Forest Demon Deacons "National Champions"
Posted On: 06/13/2015 1:56 PM


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