Phil Garner

A three-time all star, Garner spent 16 seasons playing in the majors. He broke in with the Oakland A’s in 1973 and had his first all-star season in 1976. Oakland dealt him to the Pittsburgh Pirates the following year and Garner responded with what was probably the best offensive season of his career. He hit […]

Jim Gosger

Gosger spent parts of 10 seasons patrolling major league outfields. He saw action in 19 games for the 1963 Boston Red Sox before spending 1964 in the minor leagues. He was back in the big leagues in 1965 and he had his most productive season the following year. Gosger hit .234 in 1966 while setting […]

Lenny Green

Green spent 12 seasons in the big leagues, playing for seven different teams from 1957-1968. He had a solid stretch playing for the Washington Senators (who then became the Minnesota Twins) from 1960-1963 when he was the team’s starting center fielder. His best offensive season came in 1961 when he hit .285 with nine home […]

Ned Garver

An all-star in 1951, Garver accomplished a remarkable feat that year, winning 20 games for the St. Louis Browns, a team that won only 52 games the entire season. Garver had a solid career, winning 129 games for four teams from 1948-1961, but 1951 was his best season. He went 20-12┬áthat year for the Browns, […]

Joe Ginsberg

Ginsberg spent 13 years playing catcher in the major leagues. Usually a backup, Ginsberg did play more than 100 games in a season twice. His best season was 1951 when he caught 102 games for the Detroit Tigers. He hit .260 that year with eight home runs, 37 RBI and 44 runs scored. All of […]

John Goryl

Last one for the day. Goryl spent six years in the Majors, never playing more than 83 games in a season. His best season was 1963 when he hit 9 home runs and drove in 24 runs for the Minnesota Twins. He was a minor league manager and a coach for the Twins following his […]