Tom Hutton

Hutton spent 12 seasons playing in the majors, hitting .248 with 22 home runs in 952 games. He first came up with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1966 but appeared in just three games. He returned to the minors and did not come back to the majors until 1969 when he played in 16 games […]

Terry Humphrey

Humphrey caught for three teams from 1971-1979, posting a .211 career average with six home runs. Primarily a backup, Humphrey did appear in 123 games for the California Angels in 1977. He hit .227 that year with two home runs and a career-high 34 RBIs. In addition to the Angels, Humphrey also played for the […]

Jose Morales

One of the premier pinch hitters of the 1970’s, Morales had a solid 12-year run through the majors that saw him compile a .287 career average to go along with 26 home runs. He only appeared in over 100 games twice, first with the Montreal Expos in 1976 and again with the Minnesota Twins in […]

Rodney Scott

A speedster, Scott swiped 205 bases during eight seasons in the big leagues. He played in a handful of games for the Kansas City Royals in 1975, then made a brief appearance for the Montreal Expos the following season. Scott saw action in 133 games in 1977 for the Oakland A’s, shuffling between second base […]

Bob “Buck” Rodgers

Perhaps better known as a manager, Rodgers spent nine seasons catching in the big leagues, all of them for the Los Angeles/California Angels. He appeared in 16 games for the Angels in 1961 then was their starting catcher the following season. He hit .258 that year with six home runs and 61 RBIs, as well […]

Swings and misses

Steve Renko won 134 games while pitching for seven different clubs from 1969-1983. He had his best years for the Montreal Expos from 1970-1974. Four times during this span, he won 12 or more games, twice reaching his career-high of 15. His best season came in 1973 when he went 15-11 with a 2.81 ERA. […]