Joe Johnson

Johnson pitched in 62 games for the Atlanta Braves and Toronto Blue Jays from 1985-1987. In 327.1 innings he went 20-18 with a 4.48 ERA. Johnson’s best stretch in the big leagues came in 1986 after the Braves traded him to the Blue Jays for Jim Acker. Johnson made 15 starts for Toronto and wentContinue reading “Joe Johnson”

Eric Bell

Bell pitched in parts of six seasons for the Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians and Houston Astros. In 68 games he posted a 15-18 record with a 5.18 ERA. Bell played from 1985-1987 with Baltimore, then spent the next four seasons in the minor leagues, before resurfacing with the Indians in 1991. He appeared in sevenContinue reading “Eric Bell”

Skip Pitlock

Pitlock pitched in 59 games for the San Francisco Giants and Chicago White Sox between 1970 and 1975. In 192.2 innings he posted an 8-8 record with a 4.53 ERA. Pitlock was up with the Giants in 1970 and won five games. He did not return to majors until 1974, with Chicago. He won threeContinue reading “Skip Pitlock”

Mike Hart

Hart played in 47 games for the Minnesota Twins and Baltimore Orioles. In 105 at bats, Hart hit .162 with four home runs. Hart’s big-league service time was actually split by three seasons. He was up with the Twins in 1984, then returned to the majors in 1987 with Baltimore. Hart played professionally from 1979-1987.Continue reading “Mike Hart”

Steve Searcy

Searcy pitched for parts of five seasons in the majors, compiling a 6-13 record with a 5.68 ERA while playing for the Detroit Tigers and Philadelphia Phillies from 1988-1992. The best run of Searcy’s career came in 1992 while with Philadelphia. He won two games and had a 4.15 ERA in 18 games that season.Continue reading “Steve Searcy”

Doug Jennings

Jennings played for five seasons in the majors, with his tenure taking place between the years 1988 and 1993. In 189 games he hit .202 with five home runs. Jennings spent most of his career with the Oakland A’s. However, the 42 games he played for the Chicago Cubs in 1993 proved to be hisContinue reading “Doug Jennings”

Mark Huismann

Huismann pitched for parts of nine seasons in the majors. In 152 games he compiled a 13-11 mark with a 4.40 ERA and 11 saves. He broke in with the Kansas City Royals in 1983, then went on to play with the Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Baltimore Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates where heContinue reading “Mark Huismann”

Dave LaPoint

LaPoint pitched for nine different teams during 12 years in the majors. In 294 games he posted an 80-86 record with a 4.02 ERA. LaPoint broke in with the Milwaukee Brewers in 1980, then went on to pitch for the St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants, Detroit Tigers, San Diego Padres, Chicago White Sox, PittsburghContinue reading “Dave LaPoint”

Mike Compton

Compton played in 47 games for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1970. He hit .164 with one home run in 110 at bats. Compton’s professional career stretched from 1965-1973. After his retirement, he became a minor-league manager and coach. Compton took San Diego Padre Danny Coombs deep in the first inning of their game on MayContinue reading “Mike Compton”

Charlie Kerfeld

Kerfeld pitched for four seasons in the majors, breaking in with the Houston Astros in 1985 and finishing with the Atlanta Braves in 1990. In 123 games, Kerfeld went 18-9 with a 4.20 ERA and nine saves. He finished fourth in the National League Rookie of the Year vote in 1986 when he posted anContinue reading “Charlie Kerfeld”