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“There is only one Thing against him—he is Very Dark”

Vernon Ayau became professional baseball’s first player of Chinese descent when he appeared briefly in the Northwest League in 1917.

But he was the not the first Chinese player a West Coast team attempted to sign.  1,044 more words

The Gary Carter Trade: 30 Years Later

The NY Mets were coming off a 90-72 season in 1984, and with a pitching staff led by the young phenom Dwight Gooden. The Mets were looking to add that missing piece that would take the to the next level. 142 more words

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