Swings and misses

Dave Rosello spent nine years playing big-league baseball. He broke in with the Chicago Cubs in 1972 and finished with the Cleveland Indians in 1981. In 422 games, Rosello hit .236 with 10 home runs. Tom Niedenfuer saved 97 games for four different teams while pitching from 1981-1990. Niedenfuer’s best years came while working forContinue reading “Swings and misses”

Dickie Noles

Noles pitched for 11 years in the big leagues, going 36-53 with 11 saves while pitching for six teams from 1979-1990. He was a member of the 1980 Philadelphia Phillies’ team that won the World Series. He made 30 starts for the Chicago Cubs in 1982 and won a career-high 10 games. However, his recordContinue reading “Dickie Noles”

Bill Nahorodny

Nahorodny caught for nine years in the big leagues, coming up with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1976 and finishing with the Seattle Mariners in 1984. In 308 games he hit .241 with 25 home runs. He only played in 10 games during the first two years of his big-league run, but took over as theContinue reading “Bill Nahorodny”

Ron Negray

Negray went 6-6 in 66 games pitched between 1952 and 1958. He came up with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1952 and appeared in four games but did not record a decision. Negray spent the next two years in the minors before returning to the big leagues with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1955. He was 4-3Continue reading “Ron Negray”

Gary Nolan

An all star in 1972, Nolan won 110 games pitching for the Cincinnati Reds from 1967-1977. He broke in with Cincinnati in 1967 and went 14-8 with a 2.58 ERA. He finished third in the National League Rookie of the Year vote while striking out 206 hitters and throwing five shutouts. Nolan did not getContinue reading “Gary Nolan”