Dick Schofield spent 19 years in the big leagues working for seven teams as a versatile utility player. He finished up in with Springfield of the Three-I League. A shortstop like his son, the diminutive elder Schofield batted.
Before the season, Cole was signed as an amateur free agent by the St. Louis Cardinals. Over eight years later he made his debut with the Cardinals, but was traded after only 15 games of service to the Pittsburgh Pirateswhere he would spend the majority of his career.
Allen was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 3,with the Philadelphia Phillies. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats where applicablecareer totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Dick Allen baseball stats page. On that same broadcast, Willie Mays stated that Allen hit a ball harder than any player he had ever seen.
Louis, Mo. He was one of seven managers to win pennants in both leagues and one of only two managers to take three different teams to the World Series. His major-league managerial career began in when he was tapped to lead the Red Sox, who soared from a 72—90 season in to an AL-leading 92—70 in the first year under his guidance.
Every so often in sports there comes along an athlete whose talent far surpasses that of any of his peers. Mickey Mantle was that way for the Yankees in the '50s. He was born to play center field and had a supreme blend of power and speed that has been unmatched by any player in history.
Baseball, probably more so than any other sport, is filled with a rich history of spectacularly amazing names and nicknames most of which are just dick jokes. Glasscock had an injury plagued career with nine different teams between and We blame his name.
SPORT predicted that Dick Ellsowrth had a long, fruitful career ahead but he never again won 20 games and had a lifetime record. The edition had one athlete under letter E in the table of contents, that of Chicago Cubs lefthander Dick Ellsworth p. An year-old green rookie wearing Cubbie blue inEllsworth struggled to make his mark --until when he posted a record and a 2.
Fans hurled abuse from the bleachers when Dick "Lefty" O'Neal pitched on the road, children asked to touch his hair and skin to see whether it felt different, and a sheriff armed with a pistol was enlisted to guard his wife, Harriett, when she came to watch him play. Men in the stands looked at him with suspicion and openly bet money on whether he'd make the team when he first tried out for San Antonio. A mixture of surprise and abuse greeted him when he tossed his first pitch on the road. While he didn't know it -- and never asked for it -- O'Neal was making history.
During a year major league career, he compiled winsstrikeoutsand a 3. Donovan, as a member of the White Sox, led the American League in winning percentageposting a 16—6. He lost his only World Series start in Game 3, but saved Game 5 for the White Sox, and pitched in relief in Game 6, allowing two hits, three earned runs, walked one, and struck out none.