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08-29-2011, 07:23 AM

John Reidling (36)


Roy Oswalt (34)

Doug DeCinces (60) -Had the unenviable task of replacing Brooks Robinson; later signed with the Angels as a free agent and had a big year.

Billy Cox- "Boys Of Summer" 3b, was traded to Brooklyn from Pittsburgh with Preacher Roe, then years later was traded away again with Roe.

Joe Schultz -Beloved figure by everyone who's read Ball Four.

08-29-2011, 07:35 AM
Joe Schultz "Lets got pound those Budweisers Boys!" Yes he was a great character from Ball Four.

08-29-2012, 08:16 AM
Marv Foley (59) -Marvis Foley was a backup catcher with the White Sox in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Two fun Marv facts:

1. The last at bat of his major league career was the final out of Mike Witt's 1984 perfect game.

2. As a minor league manager he's the only manager to win championships in all three AAA leagues: the International League, PCL and American Association. And I guess he's the only one who ever will, since there aren't three AAA leagues anymore...