Ron Negray

Negray went 6-6 in 66 games pitched between 1952 and 1958. He came up with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1952 and appeared in four games but did not record a decision. Negray spent the next two years in the minors before returning to the big leagues with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1955. He was 4-3Continue reading “Ron Negray”

Roger Craig

One of the last living Brooklyn Dodgers, Craig pitched for 12 years in the big leagues, putting together a 74-98 career mark. He broke in with Brooklyn in 1955, going 5-3 with two saves and a 2.78 ERA. He started 32 games for the Dodgers the next year, winning 12. His best year came afterContinue reading “Roger Craig”

Larry Miggins

Miggins played in 43 big-league games for the St. Louis Cardinals during the 1948 and 1952 seasons. He appeared in just one contest in 1948, so the bulk of his action came during 1952. Miggins hit .229 that season with two home runs, 10 RBIs and seven runs scored. His professional baseball career actually stretchedContinue reading “Larry Miggins”

Tim Thompson

One of the 100-oldest living baseball players, Thompson caught for four seasons in the big leagues. He came up with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1954 and played in 10 games. After spending 1955 in the minors, Thompson returned in 1956, playing a more regular role for the Kansas City A’s. He appeared in 92 gamesContinue reading “Tim Thompson”

Bobby Thomson

The man who hit “The Shot Heard Round the World,” Thomson had a fine major league career that stretched from 1946-1960. A three-time all star, Thomson hit 264 home runs and drove in over one thousand runs during his career. He came up with the New York Giants in 1946 and was the team’s startingContinue reading “Bobby Thomson”