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Baseball History Podcast

Nov 29, 2011

George Kell was a third baseman for the Philadelphia Athletics, Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, and Baltimore Orioles in a career that started in 1943 and lasted through 1957. Following his retirement as a player, Kell went on to become a baseball broadcaster.

Nov 23, 2011

Wes Westrum was a catcher for the New York Giants from 1947 through 1957. He went on to serve as manager of the New York Mets from 1965 through 1967 and the San Francisco Giants in 1974 and 1975.

Nov 16, 2011

Roger Peckinpaugh was a major league shortstop for the Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees, Washington Senators, and Chicago White Sox from 1910 until 1927. He managed the New York Yankees in 1914 and then the Cleveland Indians from 1928 through 1933 and then again in 1941.

Nov 8, 2011

Al Lopez had a career as a major league catcher for the Brooklyn Robins and Brooklyn Dodgers, the Boston Bees, Pittsburgh Pirates and Cleveland Indians from 1928 through 1947. He then went on to manage the Cleveland Indians andChicago White Sox through 1969

Nov 2, 2011

Les Moss played as a catcher for the St. Louis Browns for the most significant portion of his career, and was a backup catcher almost all his career. In addition to the Browns, he played for the Boston Red Sox, Baltimore Orioles, and Chicago White Sox in a career that lasted from 1946 through 1958. Moss also managed...