One of the 100-oldest-living baseball players, Krsnich played in 120 big league games between 1949 and 1953. Playing third base for the Chicago White Sox, he hit .215 with three home runs. He saw action in 16 games in 1949 then went back to the minors for two seasons. He rejoined the ChiSox in 1952 […]
A lucky 13 letters in the mail today. They are going to: Duffy Dyer, Bake McBride, Dennis Boyd, Jerry Snyder, Ron Negray, Joe Margoneri, Don Kaiser, Don Hasenmayer, Bill Harrington, Mack Burk, Neil Allen, Bill Almon and Glenn Adams. Hassenmayer and Harrington are two more of the 100 oldest.
An all star in 1974, Ralph Garr hit .306 in a 13-year career spent with the Atlanta Braves, Chicago White Sox and California Angels. Garr came up with the Braves in 1968 and played sparingly for the next three years. He became a regular in 1971 and responded by hitting .343 and scoring a career-high […]
The ace of the 1967 “Impossible Dream” Boston Red Sox, Lonborg enjoyed a long 15-year career in the majors, winning 157 games for three teams. He came up with Boston in 1965 and was a 10-game winner in 1966. The following year would be the best of his career. Lonborg went 22-9 in 1967, helping […]
Between 1977 and 1987, Thomas pitched in 182 major league games, going 20-11 with seven saves and a 3.82 ERA. He enjoyed a cup of coffee with the Houston Astros in 1977, then pitched in parts of three seasons for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1978-1980. After spending the next two seasons in the minors, […]
Nicknamed “The Hitman”, Easler spent parts of 14 years playing in the majors. He came up with the Houston Astros in 1973 and spent three seasons there. He made a brief stop with the California Angles in 1976 before joining the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1977. It took a couple years, but Easler eventually became a […]
Epstein played for nine seasons, from 1966-1974, hitting .244 with 130 home runs for five different teams. After two years with the Baltimore Orioles, Epstein joined the Washington Senators in 1967 and had a career year two seasons later. In 1969 Epstein slugged a career-high 30 home runs while hitting .278 with 85 RBIs and […]