Bob Galasso

Galasso pitched in 55 games during parts of three seasons spent in the big leagues. He appeared in 11 games for the Seattle Mariners in 1977, then returned for 31 games with the Milwaukee Brewers in 1979 before concluding his big-league run with 13 more games for the Mariners in 1981. In 118 innings pitcherContinue reading “Bob Galasso”

Luis Gomez

Gomez spent eight years playing in the big leagues for the Minnesota Twins, Toronto Blue Jays and Atlanta Braves. From 1974-1981 he ¬†appeared in 609 games and hit .210 with no career home runs. Gomez was primarily a reserve infielder, but did play in 153 games for the Blue Jays in 1978. He hit .223Continue reading “Luis Gomez”

Kevin Kobel

Kobel pitched in 115 games for the Milwaukee Brewers and New York Mets between 1973-1980, posting an 18-34 record with a 3.88 ERA. He broke in as a 19-year old for the Brewers but appeared in just two games. In 1974 he won six games, but lost 14 more, while making 24 starts for Milwaukee.Continue reading “Kevin Kobel”

Swings and misses

Roger Erickson won 35 games during a six-year run in the big leagues. From 1978-1983, he pitched for the Minnesota Twins and New York Yankees. His best season was his rookie year when he was 14-13 with a 3.96 ERA for Minnesota. The 1978 National League MVP and a seven-time all star, Dave Parker wasContinue reading “Swings and misses”

Swings and misses

Brian Doyle played in 110 games for the New York Yankees and Oakland A’s during a four-year run in the big leagues. From 1978-1981 he was a reserve infielder for the two clubs and hit .161 with one home run. While with the Yankees, Doyle took over for an injured Willie Randolph in the 1978Continue reading “Swings and misses”

Pat Underwood

The number two pick in the 1976 Major League Baseball draft, Underwood went on to spend four seasons pitching in the big leagues for the Detroit Tigers between 1979-1983. In 113 games he compiled a 13-18 record with eight saves and a 4.43 ERA. His best year came for the Tigers in 1980. He pitchedContinue reading “Pat Underwood”

Kevin Saucier

Saucier pitched for five years in the majors, winning 15 games and saving 19 more for the Philadelphia Phillies and Detroit Tigers from 1978-1982. He pitched in 40 games in relief for the Phillies in 1980 and recorded seven wins, which would be his career high. He saved 13 games the following year for theContinue reading “Kevin Saucier”

Swings and misses

An all star in 1979, Bruce Bochte spent 12 productive years in the big leagues, playing for the California Angels, Seattle Mariners and Oakland A’s. In 1,538 games Bochte hit .282 with 100 home runs. His best year came while playing for Seattle in 1979. He hit .316 that season while setting career highs inContinue reading “Swings and misses”

Swings and misses

Larry McWilliams pitched for 13 years in the big leagues, going 78-90 with a 3.99 ERA. His best year came in 1983 when he was pitching for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He won 15 games and had a 3.25 ERA in 35 starts. He finished fifth in the National League Cy Young vote at the season’sContinue reading “Swings and misses”