On Saturday May 21, Al Oliver and Pittsburgh Pirate Fan Chris Scanlon had “A Night With Al Oliver” at his residence… Between 15 – 20 of Chris’ close friends were invited to the event… Al spent (3) hours, signing autographs, posing for photos and answering questions from guests… Questions were asked about his […]

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  12-28-08 Al Oliver delivers a stirring eulogy at the “Going Home” ceremonies for the late Dock Ellis, former Pittsburgh Pirate baseball player. Former major league pitching star Dock Ellis died of a liver ailment at a Los Angeles hospital, his former agent said Sunday. He was 63. Dock’s final request was that his best […]

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The following article was posted courtesy of the Portsmouth Daily Times newspaper, Portsmouth, OH, Frank Lewis, editor. It was the early 60’s and the times they were a-changin’. Race was still an issue at Portsmouth High School, even though outright discrimination was not visible. I am sure there are people who went to school there […]

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