Von Joshua

Joshua spent 10 years roaming major league outfields, posting a .273 career average with 30 home runs in 822 games. He came up with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1969 but did not become a regular until he joined the San Francisco Giants in 1975. He played in 129 games that season and hit .318 […]

Bob Johnson

A veteran of 11 big-league seasons, Johnson broke into the majors in 1960 with the Kansas City A’s and finished his career in 1970 with the same team, which was now located in Oakland. In between, he played for the Washington Senators, Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals. […]

Hal Jeffcoat

A rarity in the world of baseball, Jeffcoat was both a major league pitcher and position player during his 12 years in the big leagues. He came up with the Chicago Cubs in 1948 and was the team’s starting center fielder that year. He played 134 games for the Cubs, hitting .279 with 42 RBI […]