Swings and misses

1985 Topps

Dave Owen played in 92 games for the Chicago Cubs and Kansas City Royals between 1983 and 1988. In 139 at bats, he hit .194 with one home run. He is the older brother of former major league shortstop Spike Owen.

1985 Topps

Dave Meier appeared in 145 games for the Minnesota Twins, Texas Rangers and Chicago Cubs between 1984 and 1988. In 277 at bats, he hit .253 with one home run.

New York Mets team postcard

Tom Gorman pitched for seven years in the majors, breaking in with the Montreal Expos in 1981 and finishing with the San Diego Padres in 1987. In 126 games he went 12-10 with a 4.34 ERA. He had his best year while pitching for the New York Mets in 1984. He won six games that season and had a 2.97 ERA while appearing in a career-high 36 games. Gorman also pitched for the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Writer, historian, father, intrepid traveller, journalist, aging punk ... I am actually in a Hall of Fame.

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