Outgoing …

Four more of the 100 oldest checked off the list, letters going to: Dick Lane, Maynard Thiel, Hank Workman and Harvey Gentry. Like the guys we sent mail to Monday, all of these players only played one year in the bigs. In addition, we’ve got letters going to: Fred Norman, Gary Allenson, Dan Ford, Ron […]

Swings and misses

One of the 100-oldest-living players, Howie Judson went 17-37 with 14 saves over seven seasons in the majors. He lost 14 games for the Chicago White Sox in 1949 but had a better year in 1950 when he appeared in 46 games and posted a 3.94 ERA. The White Sox sent him to the Cincinnati […]

Don Robinson

Robinson won 109 big league games and saved another 57 during 15 seasons spent pitching in the majors. His best year as a starter may well have been his first season in the majors. Robinson came up in 1978 with the Pittsburgh Pirates and went 14-6. He finished third that year in the National League […]

Gene Garber

Garber saved 218 games during 19 years pitching in the majors. He came up with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1969 and bounced between Pittsburgh and the minor leagues for the next four years. Pittsburgh sent him to the Kansas City Royals in 1973. He made eight of his nine career starts that season for Kansas […]

Del Unser

Unser played for 15 years in the big leagues, breaking in with the Washington Senators in 1968 and finishing with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1982. He finished second in the Rookie of the Year vote in his first year with Washington. In 1969 he hit .286 and led the league with eight triples. He finished […]