Swings and misses

A World Series winner with the Baltimore Orioles in 1966, Russ Snyder played for 12 years in the majors, hitting .271 with 42 home runs. He came up with the Kansas City A’s in 1959 and finished third in the Rookie of the Year vote while hitting .313. He was a regular for the A’s […]

Marty Kutyna

Kutyna pitched in 159 big-league games between 1959-1962 for the Kansas City A’s and the Washington Senators. He went 14-16 with eight saves and a 3.88 ERA. He won six games while pitching 143 innings for the Senators in 1961 in what was arguably his best season. Kutyna’s professional career stretched from 1953-1963. While he […]

Joe Morgan

Better known as the manager of the Boston Red Sox, Morgan played for parts of four years in the majors, hitting .193 in 88 games with two home runs. He came up with the Kansas City A’s and the Milwaukee Braves in 1959, then was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies for Alvin Dark in 1960. […]

Bob Meyer

Meyer went 2-12 in 38 big league games pitched between 1964-1970. He came up with the New York Yankees in 1964 and pitched in seven games before being sold to the Los Angeles Angels. He pitched in six games for Los Angeles before they sold him to the Kansas City A’s, where he appeared in […]