Ken Singleton

One of the better hitters of his era, Singleton hit .282 and bashed 246 home runs during his 15-year major league career. He came up with the Montreal Expos in 1970, but really started to find his groove when he joined the Baltimore Orioles in 1975. Singleton hit .328 with 24 home runs and 99 […]

Charlie Silvera

Serving primarily as Yogi Berra’s backup, Silvera was part of six World Series winning teams during his decade in the major leagues. He came up with the New York Yankees in 1948, appearing in four games. He was up for good in 1949, a year that saw him play in the most games in a […]

Roy Sievers

Sievers slugged 318 home runs in his 17-year big league career, leading the league in two of the three triple crown categories in 1957. One of the great sluggers of the 1950’s, Sievers came up with the St. Louis Browns in 1949 and hit .306 with 16 home runs. His performance was good enough to […]

Bobby Shantz

The 1952 American League MVP, Shantz pitched for 16 years in the major leagues, compiling a record of 119-99 with 48 saves and a 3.38 ERA. He came up in 1949 with the Philadelphia A’s and made his first All-Star Game in 1951 when he won 18 games for Philadelphia. He went 24-7 in 1952 […]

Ray Semproch

Semproch burst onto the big league scene in 1958 and appeared to be on his way to a fine career. The right hander went 13-11 with a 3.92 for the Philadelphia Phillies as a rookie. However, he would only win six more games in his career, which lasted just another three seasons. Semproch saw his […]

Carl Scheib

Scheib spent 11 years pitching in the major leagues, winning 45 games and saving 18 mainly for the Philadelphia Athletics. He came up as a 16-year old in 1943 and appeared in six games for the A’s. Scheib saw action in 15 games the next year and four in 1945 before spending 1946 in the […]

Johnny Schmitz

Schmitz won 93 games in a 13-year big league career that spanned from 1941-1956. He came up with the Chicago Cubs in 1941 and appeared in 28 total games over the next two seasons. Schmitz returned to the Cubs in 1946 and earned his first trip to the All-Star Game. He pitched in 41 games […]