Dave Hoskins isn’t a household name or a Hall of Fame level player, but his story during a time when separate was not equal in terms of baseball and society intrigued me- especially as he kept popping up at interesting points in baseball history.
As America's pastime, baseball has always had a longstanding relationship with our nation’s Commander in Chief. In honor of Presidents' Day, read more about our special connection to the office of the President of the United States.
After 20 years working at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, I have some favorite moments that really stand out as extraordinary. One of my most memorable days here was March 23, 2004, when we hosted the baseball legend, John Jordan “Buck” O’Neil.
In honor of Black History Month, I would like to look back at one of my favorite stars of the Negro leagues, Mule Suttles. George “Mule” Suttles’ career coincided another George with a great nickname: George “Babe” Ruth.