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 […]

Ruben Amaro

Amaro played parts of 11 seasons in the majors with the Cardinals, Phillies, Yankees and Angels, finishing with a career average of .254, 211 runs scored and 156 RBI. He won the Gold Glove in 1964 while playing shortstop for Philadelphia and coached for the 1980 World Champion Phillies. In 1986 Amaro was elected to […]