Ray Burris

Burris won 108 games in a 15-year career that began in 1973 and concluded in 1987. He broke in with the Chicago Cubs and by 1975 was a mainstay in their rotation. He won 15 games that year, then 15 more in 1976 and 14 in 1977. However, he would not reach double-digit wins again […]

Don Money

A four-time all star, Money spent 16 years playing in the majors, hitting .261 with 176 home runs in 1,720 games. He broke in with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1968 and was the team’s starting third baseman until 1973 when he was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers to make room for Mike Schmidt. Money came […]

Swings and misses

Duke Carmel played in 124 major league games between 1959-1965. He hit .211 with four home runs during that span. He came up with the St. Louis Cardinals and appeared in 14 games in 1959 and 1960. The bulk of his time came in 1963, a year he split between the Cardinals and the New […]

Jim Lonborg

The ace of the 1967 “Impossible Dream” Boston Red Sox, Lonborg enjoyed a long 15-year career in the majors, winning 157 games for three teams. He came up with Boston in 1965 and was a 10-game winner in 1966. The following year would be the best of his career. Lonborg went 22-9 in 1967, helping […]

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 […]

Jim Colborn

An all-star in 1973, Colborn went 83-88 during 10 years in the majors. He was 20-12 for the Milwaukee Brewers in 1973, earning his lone All-Star Game appearance and finishing sixth in the Cy Young vote. The Brewers eventually sent Colborn to the Kansas City Royals where he won 18 games in 1977. He also […]