Doug Rader

A five-time Gold Glove winner, Rader played 11 years in the major leagues, posting a .251 batting average and hitting 155 home runs along the way. He arrived with the Houston Astros in 1967 and stayed with the team until he was dealt to San Diego in 1975. Nicknamed the Red Rooster because of hisContinue reading “Doug Rader”

Rudy Meoli

Meoli spent six seasons in the big leagues, between the years 1971-1979. He came up with the California Angels in 1971, but appeared in just seven games. After spending 1972 in the minors, he was back with the Angels in 1973. He was the team’s starting shortstop for most of the season, playing in 120Continue reading “Rudy Meoli”