Dan Holmes

Francona name has a history in Cleveland

There was a time when the city of Cleveland screamed bloody murder when Tito Francona came to town. It was 1959 and the Indians traded slugging outfielder

Shoeless Joe Jackson was guilty

Some filmmakers and authors have tried to make Shoeless Joe Jackson a victim. He wasn’t: he took money to throw the World Series.

Most underrated players of the 1930s

Many consider the 1950s to be the Golden Era of baseball, but the 1930s shouldn’t be overlooked. The 1930s were a marvelous transitional era where stars of

The mysterious death of Red Sox manager Chick Stahl

A century ago when one of Boston’s most famous citizens killed himself under strange circumstances in a gruesome fashion, muttering final words that rival the gasping “Rosebud” of Charles Foster Kane, it prompted shock, sadness, and conspiracy theories.