Ross won 25 big league games while pitching for three teams from 1968-1977. He was mostly used out of the bullpen, pitching in 118 games for the San Diego Padres during the 1972-1973 seasons. He made 31 starts for the California Angels in 1976, going 8-16 despite a 3.00 ERA. Ross threw 225 innings that […]
The 1978 Cy Young Award winner, Guidry posted a 170-91 record over 14 years spent pitching for the New York Yankees. He arrived in the majors in 1975, appearing in 10 games for the Yankees. By 1977 he was a member of their rotation, winning 16 games and finishing seventh in the Cy Young vote. […]
DeCinces blasted 237 home runs during a 15-year career that began in 1973 and concluded in 1987. He had a taste of the big leagues in 1973 when he broke in with the Baltimore Orioles. He continued to shuffle between the minors and the majors for the next two seasons but became the Orioles everyday […]
Mail day! Letters going to: Enos Cabell, Cecil Cooper, Jamie Easterly, Mike Edwards, Sam Ewing, John Ellis, Steve Ontiveros, Rowland Office, Ben Oglivie, Jorge Orta, Ed Ott, Jim Tyrone, Jim Umbarger and Del Unser. That’s 14, if you’re keeping track.
These four cards came back signed, but without letters. I also received a couple letters without cards, which makes it pretty hard to identify just who sent them. But we will deal with those later. For now let’s look at this week’s swings and misses. Mickey Stanley won the Gold Glove four times and finished […]
Sadek served as the San Francisco Giants backup catcher from 1975-1981, hitting .226 with five home runs in 383 big league games. He came up in 1973 and appeared in 39 games for San Francisco, but spent the 1974 season in the minor leagues. He returned to the Giants in 1975 and stayed for the […]
Woodson went 34-32 over five major-league seasons, spent mostly with the Minnesota Twins. He was called up by Minnesota in 1969 and won seven games that season. He pitched in 21 games for the Twins in 1970 but played in AAA the following season. He returned to the big-league club in 1972 and had his […]