Kelly Gruber

A two-time all-star, Gruber played for 10 years, all but one of them for the Toronto Blue Jays, from 1984-1994. In 939 games, he hit .259 with 117 home runs while winning a Gold Glove and Silver Slugger award. Gruber first arrived in the big leagues in 1984 but had to wait until 1987 toContinue reading “Kelly Gruber”

Bob Galasso

Galasso pitched in 55 games during parts of three seasons spent in the big leagues. He appeared in 11 games for the Seattle Mariners in 1977, then returned for 31 games with the Milwaukee Brewers in 1979 before concluding his big-league run with 13 more games for the Mariners in 1981. In 118 innings pitcherContinue reading “Bob Galasso”

Luis Gomez

Gomez spent eight years playing in the big leagues for the Minnesota Twins, Toronto Blue Jays and Atlanta Braves. From 1974-1981 he ¬†appeared in 609 games and hit .210 with no career home runs. Gomez was primarily a reserve infielder, but did play in 153 games for the Blue Jays in 1978. He hit .223Continue reading “Luis Gomez”

Jake Gibbs

Gibbs caught for 10 years for the New York Yankees. From 1962-1971, he appeared in 528 games and hit .233 with 25 home runs. Many of those years saw Gibbs log limited time with New York. However, he was the team’s starting catcher in 1967 and 1968. He enjoyed, arguably, the best year of hisContinue reading “Jake Gibbs”

Mark Gubicza

A two-time all star, Gubicza pitched for 14 seasons in the majors, mostly for the Kansas City Royals, from 1984-1997. He broke in with Kansas City and immediately made an impact, winning 10 years his first season and finishing seventh in the American League Rookie of the Year vote. Gubicza went on to post double-digitContinue reading “Mark Gubicza”

Dave Geisel

Between 1978 and 1985, Geisel pitched in 131 games for the Chicago Cubs, Toronto Blue Jays and Seattle Mariners. Primarily a reliever, he made just eight big league starts, Geisel went 5-5 with eight saves and a 4.01 ERA. He pitched in 47 games for the Blue Jays in 1983 which was his career high.Continue reading “Dave Geisel”

Gary Gray

Gray spent parts of six seasons in the big leagues, playing for the Texas Rangers, Cleveland Indians and Seattle Mariners from 1977-1982. In 211 games he hit .240 with 24 home runs. His best year came in 1981 when he hit .245 with 13 home runs for Seattle. He played in a career-high 80 gamesContinue reading “Gary Gray”

Charlie Gorin

One of the 100-oldest-living players, Gorin pitched in seven games for the Milwaukee Braves during the 1954-1955 seasons. He appeared in five games for the Braves in 1954, throwing 9.2 innings, striking out 12 and allowing two earned runs. His stint in 1955 was not as good, as he pitched in two games and gaveContinue reading “Charlie Gorin”

Bill Greason

One of the 100-oldest-living baseball players, Greason pitched in three games for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1954. Over the course of his three appearances, Greason threw four innings and allowed six earned runs. His career record was 0-1. Prior to coming up with St. Louis, Greason pitched in both the Negro League and theContinue reading “Bill Greason”

Steve Garvey

A 10-time All Star, Garvey won the National League MVP award in 1974 and was one of the biggest stars in baseball throughout most of the 1970’s and 80’s. A career .294 hitter, Garvey slugged 272 home runs and drove in 1,308 runs during a 19-year career that saw him play for just two teams,Continue reading “Steve Garvey”