Ron Kittle played ten seasons of professional baseball before retiring in 1991 with 176 career home runs. Kittle founded Indiana Sports Charities in 1989 and still serves as the chairman today. Since his playing career ended, Kittle has managed independent minor league teams for over four seasons. Kittle has also worked as a sports analyst for local and national television.
Bob Logan wrote about thousands of players, coaches, managers, games, and assorted intriguing types in over thirty years as a morning newspaperman. He spent most of that time in Chicago, as a man for all sports and all seasons, covering them with a blend of humor and insight that provided his readers with a unique perspective. He died in 2006.
Roland Hemond is a legend within the offices of Major League Baseball. He started his career as scouting director for the California Angels in 1961, and has since worked with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Baltimore Orioles, and Chicago White Sox. Hemond served as GM for the White Sox from 1970 to 1985, and is a three-time winner of MBL’s Executive of the Year award (1972, 1983, and 1989).