Dan McGinn

McGinn pitched in 210 games for the Cincinnati Reds, Montreal Expos and Chicago Cubs from 1968-1972. Used mostly as a relief pitcher, McGinn compiled a 15-30 career record with a 5.11 ERA and 10 saves. He had his best season while pitching for the Expos in 1969, going 7-10 with a 3.94 ERA and sixContinue reading “Dan McGinn”

Swings and misses

Pete Stanicek played in 113 games for the Baltimore Orioles in 1987 and 1988. In 374 at bats he hit .243 with four home runs. He played professionally from 1985-1990. Dave Martinez spent 16 years in the majors, playing for the Chicago Cubs, Montreal Expos, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants, Chicago White Sox, Tampa BayContinue reading “Swings and misses”

Doug Jennings

Jennings played for five seasons in the majors, with his tenure taking place between the years 1988 and 1993. In 189 games he hit .202 with five home runs. Jennings spent most of his career with the Oakland A’s. However, the 42 games he played for the Chicago Cubs in 1993 proved to be hisContinue reading “Doug Jennings”

Charles “Boots” Day

Day played for six years in the majors, breaking in with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1969 and finishing with the Montreal Expos in 1974. In 471 games, Day hit .256 with eight home runs. He had his best season in 1971, while playing for the Expos. Day hit .283 that year and set careerContinue reading “Charles “Boots” Day”

Rich Bordi

Bordi pitched for parts of nine seasons in the majors, posting a 20-20 career record with a 4.34 ERA and 10 saves. He broke in with the Oakland A’s in 1980, then appeared in seven games for the Seattle Mariners in 1982. He was not a full-time big leaguer until 1984, however, after he joinedContinue reading “Rich Bordi”

Swings and misses

A two-time all star, Jimmie Hall played for eight years in the majors, hitting .254 with 121 home runs for the Minnesota Twins, California Angels, Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves from 1963-1970. Hall blasted 33 home runs for the Twins as a rookie and finished third in the American LeagueContinue reading “Swings and misses”

Swings and misses

Mike Barlow pitched for seven seasons in the majors, playing for the St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros, California Angels and Toronto Blue Jays from 1975-1981. In 133 games he posted a 10-6 record with a 4.63 ERA and six saves. Mike Griffin appeared in 67 games for the New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, San DiegoContinue reading “Swings and misses”

Rafael Palmeiro

Palmeiro spent 20 years in the majors and amassed 3,020 hits and 569 home runs. He was a four-time all star, in addition to winning three Gold Gloves and two Silver Slugger awards. He broke in with the Chicago Cubs in 1986 and made his first all-star team while playing for them in 1988. However,Continue reading “Rafael Palmeiro”

Doug Jones

Jones pitched for 16 years in the majors and saved 303 games. His major league service spanned from 1982-2000 and he played for the Milwaukee Brewers, Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros, Philadelphia Phillies, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Cubs, and Oakland A’s. In addition to his 300-plus saves, he won 69 games and had a 3.30 career ERA.Continue reading “Doug Jones”

Swings and misses

Dave Owen played in 92 games for the Chicago Cubs and Kansas City Royals between 1983 and 1988. In 139 at bats, he hit .194 with one home run. He is the older brother of former major league shortstop Spike Owen. Dave Meier appeared in 145 games for the Minnesota Twins, Texas Rangers and ChicagoContinue reading “Swings and misses”