Mike Epstein

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 andContinue reading “Mike Epstein”

Swings and misses

Perhaps best known as the Los Angeles Dodgers’ third-base coach, Joe Amalfitano spent parts of 10 seasons playing in the big leagues. He came up with the New York Giants in 1954 for nine games and was back for 36 more in 1955. He returned to the minors in 1956 and stayed there until 1960Continue reading “Swings and misses”

Tom Walker

Walker pitched for six years in the big leagues, coming up with the Montreal Expos in 1972 and finishing with the California Angels in 1977. He posted an 18-23 career mark with 11 saves and a 3.87 ERA. Walker mostly pitched out of the bullpen. He only made 17 total career starts, all of themContinue reading “Tom Walker”