Bobby Thomson

The man who hit “The Shot Heard Round the World,” Thomson had a fine major league career that stretched from 1946-1960. A three-time all star, Thomson hit 264 home runs and drove in over one thousand runs during his career. He came up with the New York Giants in 1946 and was the team’s starting […]

Frank Thomas (The Original One)

A three-time all star, Thomas blasted 286 home runs during 16 years in the majors. He arrived in the big leagues with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1951 but saw action in just 45 games over the next two seasons. He was a starter for the Pirates in 1953 and he responded by hitting 30 home […]

Wayne Terwilliger

Nicknamed “Twig,” Terwilliger played for nine years in the major leagues, compiling a .240 career batting average along the way. Terwilliger broke in with the Chicago Cubs in 1949 and was the team’s starting second baseman the following year. He enjoyed arguably his finest season at the plate that year, hitting .242 while setting career […]

Ralph Terry

An All Star in 1962, Terry led the American League with 23 wins for the world champion New York Yankees. Terry was also the MVP of the 1962 World Series, going 2-1 with a 1.80 ERA in the series win over the San Francisco Giants. Terry’s career spanned 12 seasons from 1956-1967 but it reached […]

Dick Tomanek

Pitching primarily out of the bullpen, Tomanek played for five seasons in the big leagues for the Cleveland Indians and Kansas City A’s. He pitched in one game in both 1953 and 1954 for Cleveland before returning to the minor leagues for more seasoning. He returned to the majors in 1957 and pitched in 34 […]