Mike Paxton

Paxton went 30-24 with a 4.71 ERA in four years spent with the Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians. He broke in with Boston and won 10 games as a rookie in 1977. He was traded to the Tribe following the season and won 12 games for them in 1978. He saw his ERA jump […]

Dave Wickersham

Wickersham pitched for 10 seasons in the big leagues, going 68-57 with a 3.66 ERA for the ¬†Kansas City A’s, Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates and Kansas City Royals. He came up with the A’s in 1960 and by 1962 was a mainstay in the team’s starting rotation. He won 11 games in 1962, then 12 […]

Swings and misses

Twice an all-star in 1962, Rich Rollins spent a decade in the big leagues, hitting .269 with 77 home runs while playing from 1961-1970. Rollins spent most of his career with the Minnesota Twins and enjoyed his best years for the team in 1962 and 1963. He hit .298 with 16 home runs, 96 RBIs […]

Swings and misses

Fred Stanley spent 14 years in the majors, hitting .216 with 10 home runs in 816 career games. The bulk of his career was spent with the New York Yankees. He played with them from 1973-1980 and was the team’s primary shortstop in 1975 and 1976. His best season came in 1976 when he appeared […]