Jim Acker

Acker spent a decade pitching in the majors, posting a 33-49 record with 30 saves and a 3.97 ERA for the Toronto Blue Jays, Atlanta Braves and Seattle Mariners from 1983-1992. Primarily pitching in relief, his season high for wins was just seven, which came in 1985 for the Blue Jays. He also saved 10 […]

Max Alvis

A two-time all star, Alvis spent nine years playing third base in the majors, mostly for the Cleveland Indians, between 1962-1970. He played in 12 games for Cleveland in 1962, then took over as the team’s starting third baseman the following season. He had a fine rookie campaign, hitting .274 with a career-high 22 home […]

Mike Anderson

From 1971-1979, Anderson spent nine seasons roaming major league outfields, hitting .246 with 28 home runs during his career. He was drafted in the first round by the Philadelphia Phillies in 1969 and came up with the big club in 1971. He played in 87 games for Philadelphia in 1973, hitting .254 with a career-high […]

Bill Almon

The number one pick in the 1974 draft, Almon spent 15 years playing in the majors for seven different teams. He hit .254 in 1,236 games with 25 home runs and 128 stolen bases. He was selected first by the San Diego Padres and he joined the team at the end of that season. He […]

Jerry Augustine

Augustine pitched for 10 years in the majors, spending all of them with the Brewers. He began his career as a starter and won 12 games in 1977 and 13 in 1978. In 1979 he moved to the bullpen but still managed to pitch 85 innings for Milwaukee. He was a member of the Brewers […]

Bob Aspromonte

As promised a few days ago when we were discussing his older brother┬áKen, we have arrived at Bob Aspromonte. A native of Brooklyn, Aspromonte signed with his hometown Dodgers after high school, breaking into the big leagues with Brooklyn in 1956 and then playing two more seasons for the Dodgers after they relocated to Los […]

Ken Aspromonte

The older brother of Bob Aspromonte (who will make an appearance here in the upcoming weeks), Ken Aspromonte enjoyed seven seasons in the major leagues, playing for the Red Sox, Senators, Indians, Angels, Braves and Cubs. Mainly a reserve, Aspromonte only played over 100 games twice in his career, the first time in 1960 when […]

George Altman

Altman spent nine seasons in the majors as an outfielder and first baseman, clubbing 101 home runs for the Cubs, Cardinals and Mets. In his best season, he blasted 27 home runs and drove in 96, while hitting .303 for the 1961 Cubs. He was twice named to the National League All-Star team and was […]