Denny Lemaster

Lemaster pitched for 11 years in the major leagues, winning 90 games along the way. He broke in with the Milwaukee Braves in 1962 and won 11 games the following year. He went 17-11 for Milwaukee in 1964, pitching three shutouts in 221 innings. Lemaster went on to post double-digits in wins three more times, […]

Outgoing …

Twelve letters in the mail today, going to: Jose Cardenal, Tony Cloninger, Al Ferrara, Ted Kubiak, Vic Roznovsky, Joe Moeller, Jim Qualls, Tommie Reynolds, Steve Renko, Denis Menke, Andy Etchebarren and Tom Egan. This pretty much wraps up all of my 1960’s cards. I have box of cards from the 1970’s to work on now. […]

Swings and misses

Two more cards returned sans survey. Ken Holtzman pitched two no-hitters for the Chicago Cubs in the 1970’s. A two-time all star, he won the World Series three times with the Oakland A’s, in 1972, 1973 and 1974. Holtzman won 174 games in the his big league career. He was 21-13 for the 1973 A’s, […]

Hank Fischer

Fischer went 30-39 over a six-year stint in the big leagues. He came up with the Milwaukee Braves in 1962 and stuck around for 1963. His best season came in 1964 when he went 11-10 for Milwaukee. As he notes on his questionnaire, Fischer pitched five shutouts that season and added a couple saves as […]

Swings and misses

Three cards returned without surveys. The first came from former Los Angeles Dodger Len Gabrielson. An outfielder/first baseman, Gabrielson spent nine years playing for the Dodgers, Angels, Giants, Cubs and Milwaukee Braves. He hit .253 with 37 home runs during the span. His best season was probably 1968 when he slugged 10 home runs to go […]