Glenn Wilson

An all star in 1985, Wilson spent 10 seasons in the big leagues, playing for five different teams from 1982-1993. He broke in with the Detroit Tigers, but had what were arguably his best years with the Philadelphia Phillies. He hit 14 home runs and tallied 102 RBIs in 1985 for Philadelphia, which earned him […]

Swings and misses

Jerry Reed spent parts of nine seasons pitching in the big leagues for the Philadelphia Phillies, Cleveland Indians, Seattle Mariners and Boston Red Sox. In 238 games he went 20-19 with a 3.94 ERA and 18 saves. His best year came with the Mariners in 1989. He posted a career-high seven wins that season and […]

Swings and misses

Between 1962-1966 Larry Elliot appeared in 157 games for the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets. In 437 at bats he hit .236 with 15 home runs. His best year came with the Mets in 1966 when he hit ..246 with five home runs and a career-high 32 RBIs in 65 games. The long-time Oakland […]

Zane Smith

Smith won 100 games during a 13-year career that spanned from 1984-1996. He broke in with the Atlanta Braves and was a 15-game winner for the team in 1987, the same year he led the National League in starts (36). Smith reached double-digit wins again in 1990 when he won 12 games while pitching for […]

Swings and misses

Larry McWilliams pitched for 13 years in the big leagues, going 78-90 with a 3.99 ERA. His best year came in 1983 when he was pitching for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He won 15 games and had a 3.25 ERA in 35 starts. He finished fifth in the National League Cy Young vote at the season’s […]

Dave Wickersham

Wickersham pitched for 10 seasons in the big leagues, going 68-57 with a 3.66 ERA for the ┬áKansas City A’s, Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates and Kansas City Royals. He came up with the A’s in 1960 and by 1962 was a mainstay in the team’s starting rotation. He won 11 games in 1962, then 12 […]

John Candelaria

An all-star in 1977, Candelaria won 177 games during a 19-year career that saw him pitch for eight different teams between 1975-1993. He came up with the Pittsburgh Pirates and soon was one of the team’s better starting pitchers. He won 20 games in 1977 and led the National League with a 2.34 ERA. In […]