Ten in the mail today, letters going to Bob Randall, Bob Reynolds, Pete Richert, Craig Robinson, Steve Stone, Johnny Sutton, Dan Spillner Rob Sperring, Paul Mitchell and Jerry Martin.
Before becoming Tony LaRussa’s right-hand man, Duncan caught for 11 seasons in the big leagues, mostly for the Kansas City/Oakland A’s, but also for the Cleveland Indians and Baltimore Orioles. He came up as an 18-year old with Kansas City in 1964, appearing in 25 games before going to the minors. Duncan spent the next […]
Rau went 81-60 with a 3.35 ERA during nine years in the big leagues. He pitched for the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1972-1979, then returned to the majors in 1981 for a brief stint with the California Angels. From 1974-1978 he won 13 or more games for the Dodgers. He was 15-9 with a career-high […]
This is a super-sized edition of Swings and Misses, which catalogs posts from players who do not return the survey. All five of these men signed the card though, which was pretty cool, all things considered. Don’t forget, you can click the link for their career stats. Batting leadoff, we have Cleveland Indians infielder Ray […]
Meoli spent six seasons in the big leagues, between the years 1971-1979. He came up with the California Angels in 1971, but appeared in just seven games. After spending 1972 in the minors, he was back with the Angels in 1973. He was the team’s starting shortstop for most of the season, playing in 120 […]
Cardenal spent 18 years patrolling major league outfields. He broke in with the San Francisco Giants in 1963, but appeared in just 29 games for the Giants over the next two seasons. In 1965 he joined the California Angels and was the team’s starting center fielder, hitting .250 with 11 home runs and 37 stolen […]
An all star in 1968, Reed went 146-140 during 19 years spent pitching in the major leagues. Reed broke into the majors with the Atlanta Braves in 1966 and earned his lone trip to the All-Star Game two years later. He had his best season as a starting pitcher for the Braves in 1969. He […]