February is Black History Month, and with Baseball Hall of Fame talk still hot among many fans and scribes, now seems a good time to take a brief look at some Black players who have been considered and voted on but who are not enshrined at Cooperstown, at least not yet.
26-year-old right-hander Darrin Chapin made just one appearance on the mound for the Phillies, one of just four appearances over brief promotions to Major League Baseball.
Darren Daulton died Monday at age 55Former Philadelphia Phillies and Florida (now Miami) Marlins player Darren Daulton died on Monday of brain cancer. He was just 55 years old.The 1997 Major League Baseball season was just the fifth in the history of the expansion Marlins franchise. The team had begun play in 1993 along with the Colorado Rockies.The Rockies … Continue reading Marlins also feel loss of Phillies hero Darren Daulton
The origins of the now Miami Marlins can be traced back to a man who built a financial empire on the VCR home entertainment boom of the 1980s. Everyone remembers “Blockbuster”, the video rental giant from those days? Well it was the CEO of Blockbuster Entertainment who finally brought Major League Baseball permanently to the Sunshine State. … Continue reading Marlins All-Time 25-Man Roster
The Miami Marlins joined the National League as a 1993 expansion team, and the "Magic City" has seen a number of great players don their colorful uniform.The origins of the now Miami Marlins can be traced back to a man who built a financial empire on the VCR home entertainment boom of the 1980's.Everyone remembers … Continue reading Miami Marlins All-Time 25-Man Roster