Swings and misses

One of the 100 oldest living players, Hal Naragon┬áspent 10 years playing in the majors for the Cleveland Indians, Washington Senators and Minnesota Twins. He appeared in 424 big league games, posting a .266 batting average with six career home runs. While he did not answer our questions he did send back one extra baseball […]

Swings and misses

Six more cards came back signed without questionnaires while another came back without a signature or a survey. Here’s a roundup of our recent failures. One of the Baltimore Orioles most reliable relievers, Tippy Martinez pitched for 14 years in the majors, saving 115 games and winning another 55. Martinez went 9-3 with 21 saves […]

Brock Davis

Davis had 543 major-league at bats for three different teams between the years of 1963-1972. He played in the bigs for six of those 10 seasons, coming up with the Houston Colt .45’s as a 19-year old in 1963 and finishing with the Milwaukee Brewers in 1972. He posted a .260 career average with one […]

Rodney Scott

A speedster, Scott swiped 205 bases during eight seasons in the big leagues. He played in a handful of games for the Kansas City Royals in 1975, then made a brief appearance for the Montreal Expos the following season. Scott saw action in 133 games in 1977 for the Oakland A’s, shuffling between second base […]

Jose Cardenal

Cardenal spent 18 years patrolling major league outfields. He broke in with the San Francisco Giants in 1963, but appeared in just 29 games for the Giants over the next two seasons. In 1965 he joined the California Angels and was the team’s starting center fielder, hitting .250 with 11 home runs and 37 stolen […]