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 […]
Putting 10 letters in the mail today, going to: Luis Polonia, Dean Palmer, Al Newman, Bill Krueger, Jimmy Key, Mike Humphreys, Tim Hulett, Scott Garrelts, Greg Gagne and Jesse Barfield.
Larry McWilliams pitched for 13 years in the big leagues, going 78-90 with a 3.99 ERA. His best year came in 1983 when he was pitching for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He won 15 games and had a 3.25 ERA in 35 starts. He finished fifth in the National League Cy Young vote at the season’s […]
Noles pitched for 11 years in the big leagues, going 36-53 with 11 saves while pitching for six teams from 1979-1990. He was a member of the 1980 Philadelphia Phillies’ team that won the World Series. He made 30 starts for the Chicago Cubs in 1982 and won a career-high 10 games. However, his record […]
Mulliniks spent 16 years playing in the majors. In 1,325 games he hit .272 with 73 home runs while playing primarily third base for the California Angels, Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays. He spent the majority of his career with the Jays. Kansas City dealt him to Toronto in 1982 and he stayed […]
It’s mail day! Letters going to: Andy Van Slyke, Robby Thompson, Danny Tartabull, Tom Niedenfuer, Mark McGwire, Brian Hunter, Jim Gott, Bud Black, Joe Carter, Henry Cotto and Danny Cox. One other bit of business, our letter to Pete Incaviglia was returned with a bad address.
Between 1978 and 1985, Geisel pitched in 131 games for the Chicago Cubs, Toronto Blue Jays and Seattle Mariners. Primarily a reliever, he made just eight big league starts, Geisel went 5-5 with eight saves and a 4.01 ERA. He pitched in 47 games for the Blue Jays in 1983 which was his career high. […]
Bosley spent 14 years playing in the big leagues, mostly as a reserve outfielder/pinch hitter. He broke in with the California Angels in 1977 and finished his career with the Texas Rangers in 1990. In between he played for the Chicago White Sox, Milwaukee Brewers, Seattle Mariners, Chicago Cubs and Kansas City Royals. In 784 […]