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 […]

Outgoing …

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.

Swings and misses

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 […]

Outgoing …

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.

Jack Fisher

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 […]

Eddie Zosky

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 […]