George Strickland

Strickland spent 10 seasons in the major leagues, playing in the infield for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cleveland Indians. He broke in with Pittsburgh in 1950, appearing in 23 games that year. He saw action in 138 games the following year which would serve as his career high. Never a great hitter, Strickland hit .216 […]

Bob Johnson

A veteran of 11 big-league seasons, Johnson broke into the majors in 1960 with the Kansas City A’s and finished his career in 1970 with the same team, which was now located in Oakland. In between, he played for the Washington Senators, Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals. […]

Jay Johnstone

Johnstone spent 20 years in the major leagues, breaking in with the California Angels in 1966 and finishing with 17 games with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1985. In between, he banged out 1254 hits while playing for six different teams. His best seasons probably came during a stretch with the Philadelphia Phillies in the […]