Little played for five seasons in the majors, hitting .245 with three home runs in 327 games. He broke in with the Montreal Expos in 1982 and stayed there until 1985 when he was traded to the Chicago White Sox. He split the 1986 season between the ChiSox and the New York Yankees. That wouldContinue reading “Bryan Little”
The 1968 American League Rookie of the Year, Stan Bahnsen spent 16 years pitching in the majors, going 146-149 for six teams from 1966-1982. Bahnsen won 17 games and had a 2.05 ERA for the New York Yankees in 1968, which was good enough to get him the Rookie of the Year award. He wonContinue reading “Swings and misses”
Putting 10 letters in the mail today, going to: Mike Stanley, Dale Mohorcic, Kirt Manwaring, Terry Jorgensen, Chuck Jackson, Tommy Hinzo, Mark Grant, Kevin Elster, Tommy Boggs and Frank Thomas (Big Hurt).
Mlicki pitched for 10 years in the majors, going 66-80 with a 4.72 ERA for the Cleveland Indians, New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers, Detroit Tigers and Houston Astros between 1992 and 2002. Mlicki won 14 games for the Tigers in 1999. He won 11 games for the Tigers and Astros in 2001, despite aContinue reading “Dave Mlicki”
Mark Thurmond pitched for eight seasons in the majors. He came up with the San Diego Padres in 1983, then worked for the Detroit Tigers, Baltimore Orioles and San Francisco Giants before retiring in 1990. In 314 games Thurmond went 40-46 with a 3.69 ERA and 21 saves. His best season came for the PadresContinue reading “Swings and misses”
Eleven letters in the mail, going to: Jeff Treadway, Don Sutton, John Shelby, Edgar Martinez, Kelly Mann, Lenny Faedo, Chad Curtis, Tim Conroy, Jeff Conine, Bob Gibson (from the 80’s) and Damon Berryhill.
Putting 16 letters in the mail this week, going to: Mike Trombley, John Martin, Bill Long, Dave Leiper, Jeff King, Felix Jose, Chris Hoiles, Rod Gilbreath, Mark Gardner, Ray Fontenot, Alan Fowlkes, Dave Edler, Chuck Cary, Craig Biggio, Bill Pecota and Brady Anderson.
Lucky 13 letters in the mail today, going to: Mike Stanton, Daryl Sconiers, Mike Ramsey, Mike O’Berry, Mark Langston, Thomas Howard, Brad Gulden, Doug Corbett, Doug Brocail, Johnny Briggs, Mike Armstrong, Bill Swift and Mike Warren.
Kipper pitched for eight seasons in the majors, coming up with the California Angels in 1985, then with the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1985-1991 and finally with the Minnesota Twins in 1992. In 271 games he went 27-37 with a 4.34 ERA. While he began his career as a starter, Kipper’s best seasons came while workingContinue reading “Bob Kipper”
Ten letters in the mail today, going to: Bobby Meacham, Bill Wegman, Scott Terry, Duke Sims, Gary Sheffield, Bobby Schultz, Rick Lysander, Todd Hundley, Dennis Cook and George Canale.