Tagged: Nordmenn of baseball

Sveum shadowed by more famous cousin

Nordmenn of baseball Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American It doesn’t necessarily say much about your reputation when your bio highlights who you are related to. Or that you were mistaken for a quail while...

Olerud faces life’s curve balls

Nordmenn of baseball Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American John Olerud was the most successful of the Norwegian-American baseball players. In a 17-year career from 1989 to 2005, the left-handed first baseman played for the...

Si Johnson pitched well for poor teams

The Nordmenn of baseball Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American Rod Stewart’s lyrics, “Some guys have all the luck, some guys have all the pain,” could describe pitcher Silas (Si) Johnson’s MLB career. Among the...