Dennis Kinney

Kinney pitched in parts of five seasons for four different teams between 1978-1982. In 97 games he posted a 4-9 record with a 4.55 ERA and six saves. His best year came for the San Diego Padres in 1980 when he went 4-6 in 50 games with a 4.25 ERA. Kinney also pitched for theContinue reading “Dennis Kinney”

Mark Bellhorn

Bellhorn spent 10 years in the big leagues, playing for seven different teams between 1997-2007. In 731 games, Bellhorn hit .230 with 69 home runs. He had a great year for the Chicago Cubs in 2002. He hit .258 that season with 27 home runs, 56 RBIs and 86 runs scored. He then had hisContinue reading “Mark Bellhorn”

Dave Edwards

Edwards spent parts of five seasons patrolling the outfield for the Minnesota Twins and San Diego Padres. He came up with the Twins in 1978 and appeared in 15 games. He enjoyed the most productive year of his career in 1979, appearing in 98 games for Minnesota, hitting .249 with eight home runs, 35 RBIsContinue reading “Dave Edwards”

Norm Sherry

Sherry caught for parts of five seasons in the majors, playing for the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets between 1959-1963. In 194 big league games he hit .215 with 18 home runs. His best year came in 1960 when he hit .283 with 8 home runs for the Dodgers. His average dropped inContinue reading “Norm Sherry”

Dane Iorg

Iorg spent 10 years serving as a reserve outfielder in the majors, playing eight of those years for the St. Louis Cardinals. He hit .276 with 14 home runs in 743 games. He came up with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1977 and was traded to the Cardinals the same year. He saw action in aContinue reading “Dane Iorg”

Leron Lee

Lee played for eight years in the big leagues, hitting .250 with 31 home runs for four teams from 1969-1976. He broke in with the St. Louis Cardinals, but had his best year for the San Diego Padres in 1972. He hit .300 that year while setting career highs in home runs (12), RBIs (47)Continue reading “Leron Lee”

Swings and misses

Ed Romero spent 12 years in the big leagues, hitting .247 with eight home run in 730 games. Used mostly as a backup infielder, he played for the Milwaukee Brewers, Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves and Detroit Tigers. He saw action in 116 games for Milwaukee in 1984 and played in 100 games for theContinue reading “Swings and misses”

Pat Corrales

Corrales had a nine-year run as a backup catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds and San Diego Padres from 1964-1973. He appeared in 300 games, hitting .216 with four home runs. He never played more than 63 games in a season. This happened in 1965 with the Phillies when he hitContinue reading “Pat Corrales”

Dave Dravecky

An all star in 1983, Dravecky pitched for eight years in the big leagues before cancer in his pitching arm ended his career. He came up with the San Diego Padres in 1982 and was effective as both a starter and a reliever. He started all 28 games he pitched in the following year, goingContinue reading “Dave Dravecky”

Bill Almon

The number one pick in the 1974 draft, Almon spent 15 years playing in the majors for seven different teams. He hit .254 in 1,236 games with 25 home runs and 128 stolen bases. He was selected first by the San Diego Padres and he joined the team at the end of that season. HeContinue reading “Bill Almon”