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Thurman Munson born in Akron, Ohio - Thurman Lee Munson (June 7, 1947 – August 2, 1979) was an American Major League Baseball catcher. He played his entire 11-year career for the New York Yankees (1969–1979). A perennial All-Star, Munson is the only Yankee ever to win both the Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player awards.

Thurman Munson born in Akron, Ohio - Thurman Lee Munson (June 1947 – August was an American Major League Baseball catcher.

Adrian "Cap" Anson | Inducted 1939 | Primary Team: Chicago White Sox | Primary Position 1st Baseman

Cap Anson pro baseball player to get 3000 hits. Oct 1897 in his final major league game, Cap hits 2 home runs & becomes oldest player at age 45 to hit a home run. Listed as on list of Top 100 Chicago Cubs All Time behind Ernie Banks.

Charles Bender, ( Was a member of the Ojibwe tribe.) His father was German and his mother was part Chippewa. The only Native known  in baseball’s Hall of Fame. Chicago White Sox ,1926.

May 1883 - Charles Bender, only American Indian in baseball’s Hall of Fame was born. Chicago White Sox Charles Bender in (Charles M. Conlon/Sporting News) GALLERY: Historic baseball photos by Charles Conlon

"Shoeless" Joe Jackson.  My Dad saw him play after he was banned from baseball.  My Dad had a great amount of respect for him!

Joe Jackson doesn't have a legacy. The life of Shoeless Joe Jackson actually has two legacies. The first is that of a great baseball player, indisputably one of the best hitters to ever play the game. Babe Ruth made no.

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