Dick Tracewski

Tracewski spent eight seasons manning various infield positions for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Detroit Tigers from 1962-1969. In 614 games he hit .213 with eight home runs. He twice (1963, 1964) played in over 100 games, with 1964 going down as his best year at the plate. He played in 106 games that season […]

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 the […]

Dickie Noles

Noles pitched for 11 years in the big leagues, going 36-53 with 11 saves while pitching for six teams from 1979-1990. He was a member of the 1980 Philadelphia Phillies’ team that won the World Series. He made 30 starts for the Chicago Cubs in 1982 and won a career-high 10 games. However, his record […]

Swings and misses

Frank LaCorte spent a decade pitching in the majors. Mainly a reliever, he won 23 games and saved 26 while playing for the Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros and California Angels from 1975-1984. His best year came for Houston in 1980 when he won eight games, saved 11 and had a 2.82 ERA in 55 games. […]

Dave Wickersham

Wickersham pitched for 10 seasons in the big leagues, going 68-57 with a 3.66 ERA for the ┬áKansas City A’s, Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates and Kansas City Royals. He came up with the A’s in 1960 and by 1962 was a mainstay in the team’s starting rotation. He won 11 games in 1962, then 12 […]