John Verhoeven

Verhoeven pitched for four seasons in the big leagues, going 3-8 with a 3.79 ERA in 99 games. He came up with the California Angels in 1976 and pitched in 21 games, picking up his four career saves that season. Verhoeven made nine total appearances for the Angels and Chicago White Sox in 1977 then […]

Bill Virdon

The 1955 Rookie of the Year, Virdon spent 11 years in the major leagues, playing for the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates through the 1965 season. He also appeared in six games for the 1968 Pirates, three years after his last major league appearance. Virdon’s first season was his best. In his only full […]

Vito Valentinetti

Valentinetti pitched in 108 big league games for five different teams from 1954-1959. He finished his career with a 13-14 mark and a 4.73 ERA. The best year of his career was 1956 when he went 6-4 with a save and a 3.78 ERA for the Chicago Cubs. He pitched in 42 games that season, […]