Rene Lachemann

Better known as a coach and manager, Lachemann caught for three seasons in the majors, hitting .210 in 118 games. He appeared in 92 games during his rookie season of 1965, playing for the Kansas City A’s. He hit .227 that year with all nine of his career home runs. The next year he sawContinue reading “Rene Lachemann”

Mike Hedlund

Hedlund went 25-24 over a six-year major-league run. He came up as an 18-year old for the Cleveland Indians in 1965 but only appeared in six games before returning to the minor leagues. He saw action in three games for the Tribe in 1967 before joining the Kansas City Royals in 1969. Hedlund was fantasticContinue reading “Mike Hedlund”