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 […]
Harlow spent parts of six seasons playing in the majors. He was the Baltimore Orioles starting center fielder in 1978. Playing in 146 games, he hit .243 with 14 stolen bases and eight home runs. The Orioles dealt him to the California Angels the following season and he played in 109 games for the Halos […]
Trying to build our backlog back up, so I am doing a third mailing this week. Letters going to: Fernando Valenzuela, Britt Burns, Floyd Bannister, Toby Harrah, George Foster, Keith Hernandez, Dave Stieb and Bill Buckner.
One of the 100-oldest-living baseball players, Greason pitched in three games for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1954. Over the course of his three appearances, Greason threw four innings and allowed six earned runs. His career record was 0-1. Prior to coming up with St. Louis, Greason pitched in both the Negro League and the […]
Going to put 11 more letters in the mail today. These are going to: Bill Castro, Marty Pattin, Stan Papi, Chris Knapp, Joe Kerrigan, Butch Hobson, Tom Hume, Dave LaRoche, Lee Lacy, Wayne Cage and Mike Caldwell.
The Rookie of the Year in 1969, Lou Piniella spent 18 years playing in the majors, most notably for the New York Yankees. He was with the Kansas City Royals, however, when he hit .282 with 11 home runs to claim top rookie honors. Piniella went on to play in one All-Star Game and finish […]
A three-time all star, Oglivie spent 16 years patrolling major league outfields for the Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers and most notably, the Milwaukee Brewers. He came up with the Red Sox in 1971, then was dealt to the Tigers in 1973. A couple years later he was a regular for Detroit. He hit 21 […]
A few letters on their way out. Would’ve done more, but I ran out of paper! Letters are going to: Tom Hutton, Terry Humphrey, Don Hood, Jeff Holly and Dave Cash.