The heroic, and tragic, story of baseball’s Dusty Rhodes

The 1954 World Series hero’s son now lives in Coulterville

This image is from the 1954 World Series when Dusty Rhodes his a walk-off home run, launching the underdog New York Giants’ incredible run to a title. Submitted photo

To say the life of James Rhodes has been a journey would be an understatement.

It’s been an incredible journey; some of it not so good.

But part of that journey included fame; for his father, at least.

James is the son of James Lamar “Dusty” Rhodes, one of the most unlikely World Series heroes in history.

It was Dust...

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