Little Known Black History Facts

Jackie Robinson’s historic barrier-breaking feat celebrated its 70th anniversary last week, but a pair of forgotten Black baseball players might have some right to Number 42’s historic claim. William Edward White and Moses Fleetwood Walker are credited as players who integrated the MLB many years before Robinson. Very little is known about White but what […]

Dwight “Doc” Gooden was one of the most dominant pitchers of his era, a dazzling right-hander that amassed over 2,000 strikeouts in his career. On this day in 1985, Gooden became the youngest player ever to win the coveted Cy Young Award at the age of 20. Gooden, born November 16, 1964, was raised in […]

  Major league pitcher Dock Ellis became a household name for various reasons aside from his prodigious talent on the mound. Ellis, who later in life became a drug counselor, is perhaps best known for pitching a no-hitter game while high on LSD. Dock Phillip Ellis Jr. was born March 11, 1945 in Los Angeles, […]