Eleven letters in the mail today, going to: John Tamargo, Dewey Robinson, Bert Roberge, Pete Ladd, Moose Haas, Dave Geisel, Steve Comer, Bert Blyleven, Bruce Benedict, Joe Beckwith, and Larry Andersen.
Guy Sularz played in 108 games for the San Francisco Giants between 1980-1983, hitting .218 with one home run. He appeared in 63 games for the Giants in 1982 and hit .228 with his lone home run coming on August 24 off Hall of Famer Ferguson Jenkins, who was pitching for the Chicago Cubs. Bill […]
Shirley went 67-94 with a 3.82 ERA over 11 seasons in the majors. He came up in 1977 with the San Diego Padres and won 12 games, which would be his career high. He won 11 games and had seven saves for San Diego in 1980 in what was arguably his best year. He made […]
Trying to break out of our drought, sending out 12 letters today to: Scott Sanderson, Mike Torrez, Ken Schrom, Alvis Woods, Mickey Rivers, Craig Reynolds, Jerry Reuss, Alfredo Griffin, Terry Forster, Ron Cey, Alan Bannister and Don Aase.
Hall of Fame manager Tony LaRussa spent six years as a reserve infielder in the majors, playing for the Kansas City/Oakland A’s, Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs from 1963-1973. In 132 games he hit .199 with no home runs. His busiest year was 1970 with Oakland. He played in 52 games that season and hit […]
Smithson pitched for eight years in the big leagues, going 76-86 with a 4.58 ERA. After spending seven seasons in the minors he finally reached the majors in 1982 with the Texas Rangers. He won 10 games for the Rangers in 1983 but was traded to the Minnesota Twins at the end of the season. […]
A five-time all star, Bowa was one of the best shortstops in baseball for much of his 16-year career. He arrived in the majors with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1970 and finished third in the Rookie of the Year vote. He led the NL in triples (13) in 1972 while winning his first Gold Glove. […]