When baseball was more pastime than business
And Arky Vaughan. Arky Vaughan? He played for the Pirates and the Dodgers in the 1930s and '40s. His given name was Joseph, but he hailed from Arkansas and spoke with the local accent. One of his Pirates teammates christened him Arky, and the name ...
Pirates shine in All-Star Game
... homer in an All-Star Game were Dave Parker (1981), Roberto Clemente (1971), Willie Stargell (1965) and Ralph Kiner (1951). "The only other Pirates to go deep in an All-Star Game are Vince DiMaggio (1943) and Arky Vaughan, who did so twice in 1941.".
Stats Geek: The swift and powerful greatness of Andrew McCutchen
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (blog)
Only 14 Pirates have managed it since 1876, and only four have more hits than McCutchen: Paul Waner, 1,452; Lloyd Waner, 1,312; Arky Vaughan, 1,231; Ginger Beaumont, 1,210; Andrew McCutchen, 1,078; Dick Groat, 1,072; Roberto Clemente, 1,062; ...
MLB All-Star Game 2015: Cincinnati's Midsummer Classic history
Mel Ott, Billy Herman, Joe Medwick, Ernie Lombardi, Leo Durocher, Gabby Hartnett, Lloyd Waner, Arky Vaughan and Carl Hubbell made for a more modest Hall of Fame-bound lineup, if such a thing exists. But the score didn't reflect that disparity. The NL ...