Mike Anderson

From 1971-1979, Anderson spent nine seasons roaming major league outfields, hitting .246 with 28 home runs during his career. He was drafted in the first round by the Philadelphia Phillies in 1969 and came up with the big club in 1971. He played in 87 games for Philadelphia in 1973, hitting .254 with a career-high […]

Outgoing …

Didn’t get anything in the mail last week because of the holiday. Thus we are sending out a lot this week. Letters going to: Broderick Perkins, Jerry Turner, Chet Lemon, Rich Gedman, Darrell Evans, Steve Crawford, Jim Beattie, Bill Caudill, Mike Heath, Glenn Hoffman, Mike LaCoss, Joe Morgan, Rance Mulliniks, Ed Romero, Ed Whitson, Larry […]

Swings and misses

A veteran of six big-league seasons, Joe Presko pitched from 1951-1958 for the St. Louis Cardinals and Detroit Tigers. He went 25-37 in 128 games with a 4.61 ERA and five saves. He won seven games in each of his first two seasons with the Cardinals but was a 13-game loser for St. Louis in […]

Don Money

A four-time all star, Money spent 16 years playing in the majors, hitting .261 with 176 home runs in 1,720 games. He broke in with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1968 and was the team’s starting third baseman until 1973 when he was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers to make room for Mike Schmidt. Money came […]

Charlie Spikes

The “Bogalusa Bomber,” Spikes played for nine years in the big leagues. He was drafted by the New York Yankees in the first round of the 1969 draft and made his way up with New York in 1972 but was dealt to the Cleveland Indians following the season. He blasted 23 home runs for the […]

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 the […]