Albie Pearson, A Little Angel

“Dear Mr. Haney,” the letter read, “I know you’re forming a new ball club and I can be had for peanuts… Angels Over the Pond founder, Editor and features writer, Matt Thomas, writes on the illustrious heritage of our Angels. At just 5ft5” or thereabouts, the diminutive native of Alhambra, California, was often reported toContinue reading “Albie Pearson, A Little Angel”

‘Mad Dog’ Lee Thomas

Known as ‘Mad Dog’ due to an incident on the Rio Hondo Golf Course that resulted in a three wood being launched into a tree… Angels Over the Pond founder, Editor and features writer, Matt Thomas, writes on the illustrious heritage of our Angels. Lee Thomas, a first baseman and outfielder of Illinois, was tradedContinue reading “‘Mad Dog’ Lee Thomas”