Larry Burright

From 1962-1964, Burright played in 159 games for the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets, hitting .205 with four home runs. The bulk of his playing time came for the Dodgers in his rookie year. He was the team’s starting second baseman for 109 games and played in 115 games total. He hit .205Continue reading “Larry Burright”

Howie Bedell

Bedell played in 67 games for the Milwaukee Braves and Philadelphia Phillies in 1962 and 1968. He hit .193 and did not have a home run. Most of Bedell’s MLB playing time came for the Braves in 1962. He appeared in 58 games for Milwaukee and hit .196 while scoring 15 runs. He played inContinue reading “Howie Bedell”

Jose Tartabull

Tartabull spent nine seasons playing for the Kansas City/Oakland A’s and Boston Red Sox. From 1962-1970, he appeared in 749 games and hit .261 with two home runs while stealing 81 bases. He played in 107 games for the Kansas City A’s as a rookie and had, arguably, his strongest season at the plate, hittingContinue reading “Jose Tartabull”

Swings and misses

Chuck Cottier played nine years in the big leagues, breaking in with the Milwaukee Braves in 1959 and finishing with the California Angels in 1969. He hit .194 in his career with 19 home runs. His best season came for the Washington Senators in 1962 when he hit .242 with six home runs and 14Continue reading “Swings and misses”

Gordy Windhorn

Windhorn played in 95 games in the majors, hitting .176 with two home runs. He arrived in 1959 with the New York Yankees but failed to get a hit in 11 at bats. After spending 1960 in the minors, Windhorn was back in the majors in 1961, this time with the Los Angeles Dodgers. HeContinue reading “Gordy Windhorn”