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In memoriam: Don Zimmer

Don Zimmer, who over the course of a 66-year baseball career virtually defined the term of baseball lifer, passed away last night. He was 83. Zimmer’s career began with a bang in 1949 after being signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers, with the beginning of a minor-league career that included an astounding 10 steals of home […]

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Oilers return to Olean

After 60 years, the Olean (N.Y.) Oilers (summer collegiate; NYCBL) are back on the field, not as an MiLB affiliate but as a summer-collegiate squad. The original Olean Oilers played in the the Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York (PONY) League from 1939 to 1951 and 1955 to 1956, and in the New York-Pennsylvania League from 1957 to 1958. […]

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