Jackie Mitchell Couldn’t Win

This article originally appeared on Lapham’s Quarterly‘s Roundtable blog on March 29, 2018. Click here to read the full story. On the first pitch of that April 1931 game, Chattanooga Lookouts pitcher Clyde Barfoot gave up a double to New York Yankees outfielder Earle Combs….

Logan County bat maker is fueled by his love of the game

This story was originally published in the Charleston Daily Mail on Oct. 22, 2014. MAN — Drive down Main Street, and it’s easy to tell what people in this small Logan County town have on their minds. Painted bedsheets and poster boards hang on fences…