Fritz Brickell, the Little Rabbit

“Brickell bounds around like a little rabbit, grabbing everything in sight and getting the ball away with amazing speed.” Angels Over the Pond founder, Editor and features writer, Matt Thomas, writes on the illustrious heritage of our Angels. At just 5ft 5in or thereabouts, Fritz Brickell was a player who was short in height, playedContinue reading “Fritz Brickell, the Little Rabbit”

Twice an Angel, ‘Stout’ Steve Bilko

Bobby Grich recalled his days as a young fan of the Pacific Coast League Angels and said that Bilko “was our Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams all rolled into one.” Angels Over the Pond founder, Editor and features writer, Matt Thomas, writes on the illustrious heritage of our Angels. A native of Nanticoke, PennsylvaniaContinue reading “Twice an Angel, ‘Stout’ Steve Bilko”