Outgoing…

Starting some mass mailings today. With Letters From Home Plate letterhead paper and everything! Will see how the guys respond to a computer-printed form letter. Hopefully it does not hurt the return rate. So, 10 going out to; Felipe Alou, Ed Acosta, Gene Alley, Sal Bando, Mike Aldrete, Steve Whitaker, Eddie Watt, Pete Ward, Rudy […]

Mike Sandlock

Sandlock played in 195 major league games, for three different teams, in four seasons that fell between 1942 and 1953. His first taste of big-league action came in 1942 when he got into two games for the Boston Braves. He was back up with Boston in 1944, seeing action in 30 contests. He played in […]

Eddie Robinson

A four-time all star, and a member of the last Cleveland Indians team to win the World Series, Robinson spent his life in baseball as a player, scout, coach and front office executive in a career that spanned well over 40 years. Robinson broke in with Cleveland in 1942, then saw his career put on […]

Bobby Richardson

A Yankee stalwart at second base for the better half of the 1960’s, Richardson won three World Series titles with New York in a career that lasted just 12 years. Richardson played in 16 total games in 1955 and 1956 but got much more playing time in 1957 and made the opportunity count, making the […]

Billy Pierce

One of the best pitchers in baseball from the early 1950’s well into the 1960’s, Pierce won 211 games in a big league career that spanned from 1945-1964. He came up in 1945 as an 18-year old, but pitched in just five games before spending the next two seasons back in the minor leagues. Pierce […]

Taylor Phillips

Phillips pitched for six seasons in the major leagues, going 16-22 with a 4.82 ERA and six saves. He came up with the Milwaukee Braves in 1956 and pitched mainly in relief during his first two seasons. He joined the Chicago Cubs in 1958 and started 27 games. This led him to post his career […]

Gary Peters

The 1963 American League Rookie of the Year, Peters won 124 games in a 14-year big league career. Peters had a taste of major league action from 1959-1962 when he made occasional appearances for the Chicago White Sox. He came up for good in 1963 and made his presence felt, going 19-8 and posting a […]