What’s all this?

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 […]

Bruce Kimm

Kimm played in 186 big-league games for the Detroit Tigers, Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox between 1976-1980. He hit .237 with one home run, 26 RBIs and 35 runs scored. He was the White Sox regular catcher in 1980, appearing in 100 games and posting a .243 average. Kimm played professionally from 1969-1980. Kimm […]

Greg Luzinski

A four-time all star, Luzinski played for 15 years in the majors, hitting .276 with 307 home runs and 1,128 RBIs for the Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago White Sox. He came up as a 19-year old for Philadelphia in 1970 and became the team’s starting left fielder two years later. Luzinski slugged 29 home runs […]

Swings and misses

A veteran of 10 big league seasons, Clint Hurdle hit .259 with 32 home runs in 515 games played between 1977-1987. His best year came for the Kansas City Royals in 1980 when he hit .294 with 10 home runs, 60 RBIs and 50 runs scored. Hurdle also played with the Cincinnati Reds, New York […]

Outgoing

It’s mail day! Letters going to: Rick Waits, Joe Simpson, Chuck Rainey, Joe Pettini, Mike Parrott, Al Nipper, Randy Niemann, Ed Lynch, Joe Lefebvre, Brian Kingman, Ron Hassey, Dan Graham, George Frazier and Brian Asselstine.

Duffy Dyer

In 14 years in the big leagues Dyer hit .221 with 30 home runs. Predominately a backup catcher, he broke in with the New York Mets in 1968 and went on to play for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Montreal Expos and Detroit Tigers. He appeared in a career-high 94 games for the Mets in 1972 and […]