Originally Posted by Bob Borkowski
Let's add Peanuts Lowrey to the Reds list. He had a career of several seasons starting in 1942 and finishing up in 1955...with the Reds in 1949 and 1950...during his years in the majors he played every defensive position except pitcher and catcher but was mainly an outfielder...he was nicknamed as a child by an uncle who, remarking on Lowrey's small size, said, "Why he's no bigger than a peanut!". While growing up in Los Angeles he worked as a child actor in the Our Gang comedies.
"Now that's a real shame when folks be throwin' away a perfectly good white boy like that."