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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Bunker pitched for nine seasons in the majors, going 60-52 with a 3.51 ERA for the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals. He went 19-5 for Baltimore as a 19-year old in 1964. He finished second in the Rookie of the Year vote to Tony Oliva that year and was 12th in the MVP race. […]
Hughes pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals for three years before his career was cut short by a torn rotator cuff. He arrived in the big leagues in 1966 and appeared in six games for the Redbirds. He was 16-6 in 1967 with a 2.67 ERA and a league best 0.94 WHIP. Hughes also saved […]
Sent out some letters today for the first time in a long time. We mailed nine total, going to: Jimmie Hall, Sal Butera, Paul Householder, Kevin Bell, Willie Aikens, Dennis Littlejohn, Dan Norman, Bob Knepper and Kevin Saucier.
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 […]