A Random Tribute to Rube Waddell: A Real Piece of Work

  George Edward Waddell was a small town Pennsylvania farm boy when minor league scouts recognized his ability to throw lightning. Before long, he’d attracted a nickname (“the Rube”) and he was hurling fastballs in the minors. He found immediate success and, by 1902, was wearing a Pittsburgh Pirates uniform. In Pittsburgh, however, the Rube found … Continue reading A Random Tribute to Rube Waddell: A Real Piece of Work