Baseball Biographies

The history of baseball players, their biographies and their relationship both on and off the field in respect to our national pastime is a very diverse and wonderful field of research. Join Baseball Almanac as we salute independent researchers who have explored and written about different baseball biographies. The Baseball Biographies section has simple goals: to foster the study of baseball through biographical studies, stimulate interest in players yet unexplored by our site or elsewhere, and provide a forum for independent researchers to publish their research.

"Having a biography prepared has always seemed to me as either superfluous or in the nature of an epitaph. The omission of noth sometimes would seem to be of an advantage to the living." - Charles Comiskey in Commy (G.W. Axelson, 1919)
Baseball Biographies

In Alphabetical Order / Bold Denotes Hall of Fame

Hank Aaron Biography
by Dennis Yuhasz

Ford Frick Biography
by Baseball Almanac & Michael Aubrecht

Grover Alexander Biography
by Dennis Yuhasz

Bart Giamatti Biography
by Baseball Almanac & Michael Aubrecht

Walter Alston Biography
by Dennis Yuhasz

Mule Haas Biography
by John Liegl

Sparky Anderson Biography
by Dennis Yuhasz

Brad Hogg Biography
by Clyde Hogg

Cap Anson Biography
by Dennis Yuhasz

Bowie Kuhn Biography
by Baseball Almanac & Michael Aubrecht

Kenesaw Landis Biography
by Baseball Almanac & Michael Aubrecht

Luke Appling Biography
by Dennis Yuhasz

Euel Moore Biography
by Richard Green

Luis Aparicio Biography
by Dennis Yuhasz

Bud Selig Biography
by Baseball Almanac & Michael Aubrecht

Earl Averill Biography
by Dennis Yuhasz

George Steinbrenner Biography
by Michael Aubrecht

Frank Baker Biography
by Dennis Yuhasz

Peter Ueberroth Biography
by Baseball Almanac & Michael Aubrecht

Happy Chandler Biography
by Baseball Almanac & Michael Aubrecht

Spike Eckert Biography
by Baseball Almanac & Michael Aubrecht
Fay Vincent Biography
by Baseball Almanac & Michael Aubrecht

Future Biography
by TBD

Baseball Biographies



Requirements for submissions: 1: Biographies must be the sole property of the author. 2: Biographies must not be purely commercial in nature. 3: References for source material (if any) must be included. 4: A valid email address must be included in the article.

To submit an biographies which meet the requirements, please simply send Baseball Almanac an email that includes the required items along with article title, your name, and any accompanying graphics.

Please note that not every biography will be posted. After reviewing the biography we will select those which have met the requirements and post the best-of-the-lot to the Baseball Biographies menu.

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