Bowman Field

The class “A” 1962 Williamsport Grays went 82-58 and won the Eastern League regular season pennant. The team was coached by future MLB manager Frank Lucchesi and featured a roster that would produce 11 big leaguers including two time All-Star Ray Culp and future Phillies manager Pat Corrales. Also on that roster was a 20 year old outfielder from Wampum named Richard Anthony (Dick) Allen. He led the team with a .329 batting average with 20 home runs and ...
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The Greatest Save

This week we caught up with Barbara Herrmann (Ed’s wife). After we exchanged a couple of messages, she shared with us the work she is doing to continue the support for one of Ed’s favorite charities:

The Greatest Save

The Greatest Save (TGS) is a national safety program seeking to arm kids and teens with some prevention-focused tools needed to recognize and respond instinctively to dangerous situations they may face. The organization creates and provides free educational resources and events in ...
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Pops

It has been 13 years since we lost Willie Stargell. Rather than go on and on about how much Willie meant to so many in baseball… we wanted to share this timeless obituary by AP sports writer Ted Anthony published on April 9th, 2001 from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Captain Willie was Pittsburgh icon

He was a great big bear hug of a man, as comfortable with a smile and a worthy cause as he was with a Louisville Slugger. When Willie Stargell ...
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Ed Herrmann: 1946-2013

For those of you that had not heard the news… our friend Ed Herrmann passed away on Sunday morning. It is with a heavy heart we ask you to pray for his family as they prepare for his funeral on January 6th. As he did with everything he faced on and off the baseball diamond, Ed gave all he had to give during his long battle with cancer. He was a good man and he will be missed. Without a ...
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