Re: Ode to the bad player
Originally Posted by redsmetz
Denis Menke? Seriously? Given the OP's criterion, how do you consider that Menke had no place on a major league roster during his career? We're not talking a superstar, but he wasn't a lousy player. Heck, he was a 2 time All Star.
I'm 47 years old. I don't remember anything much before about '72 or '73. What he did with Houston was before my time.
What he did with the Reds didn't impress me. He was a backup. I don't remember him being much of a hitting threat. But hey.........I was young.
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