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chicoruiz
01-20-2012, 08:00 AM
Reds:

Bill Scherrer (54) -At 6'4", "Rags" was a fun pitcher to watch. He has three World Series rings with three different teams: with the 1984 Tigers as a pitcher, with the '97 Marlins as a scout, and with the '05 White Sox as an assistant to the GM.

Jesse Gonder (76) -Third-string catcher in the early 1960s. The Rule 5 draft must have been different back then: Jesse was drafted by the Pirates when he had almost 700 big-league ABs.

Others:

David Eckstein (37) -Seemingly retired, he worked in 2011 as an assistant to his wife Ashley, and actress who appeared in "Blue Collar Comedy" and as a voice actress on the "Clone Wars" animated show.

Ozzie Guillen (48) -Ozzie's three sons are named Ozzie Jr., Oney, and Ozney. With the cast of characters they've assembled, the Marlins should be a lot of fun to follow this season.

Camilo Pascual (78) -Pitched briefly for the Reds but the bulk of his career was as a high-strikeout, high-walk pitcher in Minnesota and Washington. Known as "Little Potato" because his older brother Carlos (who also pitched in the majors) was called "Potato". As a scout, he signed Jose Canseco and Cincy's own Miguel Cairo.

Earl Smith -Pretty much forgotten now, but a catcher with a career line of .303/.374/.432 ain't too bad. Old-school tough guy who once tried to fight Babe Ruth. Nicknamed "Oil" because of the way he pronounced his name.

George Anderson
01-20-2012, 09:45 AM
Reds:

Bill Scherrer (54) -At 6'4", "Rags" was a fun pitcher to watch. He has three World Series rings with three different teams: with the 1984 Tigers as a pitcher, with the '97 Marlins as a scout, and with the '05 White Sox as an assistant to the GM.

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Scherrer was also weighed in at 170 which made him look pretty much like a scare crow.

RANDY IN INDY
01-20-2012, 10:05 AM
I always though he looked a little like "Big Bird," from Sesame street.

Bob Borkowski
01-20-2013, 11:30 PM
Ozzie Guillen (48) -Ozzie's three sons are named Ozzie Jr., Oney, and Ozney. With the cast of characters they've assembled, the Marlins should be a lot of fun to follow this season.


An Ozzie quote:

"In the eighties and nineties, people made a lot of money and built houses. The first thing they put in their houses was a gym. In my house, the first thing I built was a bar. The second thing I built was another bar."