It all started with a box of keepsakes my father kept on his closet shelf, far from the dirty hands of his only son. The box was full of magic, as far as I was concerned, and I spent many a day staring at it on that ledge, just out of my reach, hoping he […]
Fifteen letters in the mail today, going to: Dan Pasqua, Dave LaPoint, Terry Leach, Bill Landrum, Ricky Jordan, Wallace Johnson, Ricky Horton, Ken Hill, Mike Henneman, Mark Guthrie, Mike Devereaux, Darnell Coles, Fernando Arroyo, Roy Smith and BJ Surhoff.
Somehow I ended up sending letters to Jim Wohlford twice, so this is his second appearance in this section. He played for 15 years in the majors, hitting .260 with 21 home runs while serving mainly as a reserve outfielder for the Kansas City Royals, Milwaukee Brewers, San Francisco Giants and Montreal Expos. Cory Snyder […]
Moskau went 32-27 with a 4.22 ERA during seven big league seasons pitching for the Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs. He came up with the Reds in 1977 and won six games in 19 starts. He won six more the next season as he started a career-high 25 games. His best season came […]
Moore played in 289 games for the Atlanta Braves and Chicago White Sox from 1976-1980. In 774 at bats he hit .264 with seven home runs. He had one full season as the Braves’ starting third baseman, appearing in 112 games in 1977 and hitting .260 with five home runs. Atlanta released him following the […]
So many baseball cards, so few stamps! Fifteen letters in the mail today, going to: Ron Washington, Greg Swindell, Jeff Russell, Paul Molitor, Mike Pagliarulo, Mark McLemore, Les Lancaster, Vance Law, Donnie Hill, John Harris, Mel Hall, Terry Harper, Mike Dunne, Greg Cadaret and Joe Altobelli.
Fisher pitched for 11 years in the majors, going 86-139 with a 4.06 ERA while working for the Baltimore Orioles, San Francisco Giants, New York Mets, Chicago White Sox and Cincinnati Reds from 1959-1969. He had the best year of his career in 1960 for Baltimore, going 12-11 with a 3.41 ERA. It was the […]
Zosky played in 44 games for the Toronto Blue Jays, Florida Marlins, Milwaukee Brewers and Houston Astros during parts of five seasons that spanned from 1991-2000. He appeared in 18 games as a rookie for Toronto and hit .148. He would never again hit double-digits in games played. In 50 career at bats, Zosky hit […]