Jackie Brown

Brown spent seven seasons in the big leagues, pitching for the Senators/Rangers, Cleveland and Montreal. He won 47 games and lost 53 while posting a career ERA of 4.18. He won 13 games for Texas in 1974 while striking out 134 hitters. Both were career highs. After retiring as a player, Brown served as the […]

Tom Burgmeier

Burgmeier spent 16 seasons pitching in the big leagues, primarily as a relief pitcher. He pitched for the Angels, Royals, Twins, Red Sox and A’s. His best season was 1980 when he went 5-4 with a 2.00 ERA for Boston. He also recorded 24 saves for the Red Sox and was selected to his lone […]

Jack Brohamer

Mostly a┬ásecond baseman, Brohamer played nine seasons in the majors for Cleveland, the Chicago White Sox and the Boston Red Sox. Brohamer finished his career with a .245 batting average, 262 runs scored, 227 RBI and 30 home runs. Jack Brohamer – career stats

Ruben Amaro

Amaro played parts of 11 seasons in the majors with the Cardinals, Phillies, Yankees and Angels, finishing with a career average of .254, 211 runs scored and 156 RBI. He won the Gold Glove in 1964 while playing shortstop for Philadelphia and coached for the 1980 World Champion Phillies. In 1986 Amaro was elected to […]

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 […]