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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 9-25-2018

Washington Times, September 25, 1918:

Christy Mathewson has very likely ended his baseball days. It is whispered that he means to continue in the army, even after Heinie quits.
...
He took a commission in the chemical warfare division of the army and will do all in his power to stifle the Huns. If he sticks to the army it will be baseball’s loss and the army’s gain in every way imaginable.

It’ll also be a loss in ways nobody possibly could have imagined.

Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: September 25, 2018 at 10:23 AM | 111 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: christy mathewson, dugout, history, world war i

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   1. Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: September 25, 2018 at 10:24 AM (#5751259)
Today's Birthday Team: Scooter and Sain, then pray for Weathers? At least their middle infield will be fun to watch.

C: Geno Petralli (3.94 WAR)
1B: Reggie Jefferson (4.54 WAR)
2B: Glenn Hubbard (19.11 WAR)
3B: Arnold Hauser (0.54 WAR)
SS: Phil Rizzuto (40.8 WAR)
LF: Fred Odwell (4.35 WAR)
CF: Rocco Baldelli (10.17 WAR)
RF: Dave Robertson (10.44 WAR)

SP: Johnny Sain (29.99 WAR)
SP: Pat Malone (19.8 WAR)
SP: Joel Pineiro (13.45 WAR)
SP: Vance Worley (5.1 WAR)
SP: Brad Bergesen (3.22 WAR)
RP: David Weathers (10.93 WAR)

Owner: Doug Danforth
Fun name: Hoge Workman
Not that one or that one: Mike Stanton (1.51 WAR)
Utilityguy/Pinch Runner: Tony Womack (2.26 WAR)
   2. Batman Posted: September 25, 2018 at 10:26 AM (#5751264)
It's probably one of the most Italian birthday teams, so there's that.
   3. dlf Posted: September 25, 2018 at 10:31 AM (#5751267)
2B: Glenn Hubbard (19.11 WAR)


What would have Yosemite Sam looked like if he had played in today's era of shaggy beards?
   4. BDC Posted: September 25, 2018 at 10:45 AM (#5751275)
With the Rangers playing out the season on the West Coast, and no cable TV for the first two playoff rounds, I enter my weird fall baseball hiatus for the next four weeks. I will watch the World Series as always, but it's pretty much impossible for me to see any baseball at this point till the Series begins. Kind of a paradox - I get less interested just as most fans get more interested. Maybe a good thing, because if playoff games were on broadcast TV, my partner might get exasperated with me. The Series is annoying enough.

Just six months till the Indians come in for an exhibition series, though …
   5. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: September 25, 2018 at 11:09 AM (#5751300)
1B: Reggie Jefferson (4.54 WAR)

for some reason, I remembered him as a MUCH better player than this total WAR would indicate--so I went back and checked--he wasn't
   6. PreservedFish Posted: September 25, 2018 at 11:16 AM (#5751309)
Me too, I remembered (correctly) that he hit about .350 one year. Switch-hitter with a career .300 average. Might have deserved more playing time than he got.
   7. Sweatpants Posted: September 25, 2018 at 11:17 AM (#5751310)
Since 1947, these are the players who've qualified for the batting title with an OPS+ of 50 or lower:

Billy Hunter 1953, Rocky Bridges 1953, Gair Allie 1954, Sparky Anderson 1959, Hal Lanier 1967-1969, Tommy Helms 1970, Marty Perez 1972, Tim Johnson 1973, Ozzie Smith 1979, Alfredo Griffin 1981 and 1990, Ivan de Jesus 1981, Billy Ripken 1988, Matt Walbeck 1994, Fast Brian Hunter 1999, Mike Caruso 1999, Neifi Perez 2002, Clint Barmes 2006

And, if the season ended today, Chris Davis. What a spectacularly horrible year. Everyone on that list was a middle infielder except for Walbeck (catcher in a strike season) and Brian Hunter (LF). Hunter's the only other one who played an offensive position, and I guess he got that much playing time because he was the AL's best basestealer at that point. You have to go back to 1920 to find a first baseman who got 500 PA with offense that bad.

None of those guys was ever a good hitter (well, Ozzie sort of got there later). What happened with Davis?
   8. vortex of dissipation Posted: September 25, 2018 at 11:42 AM (#5751336)
Tommy Helms is a bit of weird one in that he played eight seasons in Cincinnati (including a Rookie of the Year award, and two All-Star seasons) and then four seasons in Houston - and put up (slightly) better offensive numbers playing his home games in the Astrodome than he did in Crosley Field/Riverfront Stadium. The 44 OPS+ season noted above came when the Reds won the pennant...
   9. Man o' Schwar Posted: September 25, 2018 at 11:44 AM (#5751338)
Billy Ripken 1988

Maybe if he hadn't written profanities on his bat knobs that year, the bats would have behaved better for him.
   10. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: September 25, 2018 at 11:55 AM (#5751350)
Geno Petralli's career line against Roger Clemens: 16-for-44. 2 2B. 2 HR. 6 BB. 14 K. .364/.440/.545
   11. vortex of dissipation Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:12 PM (#5751368)
Geno Petralli probably remembers Clemens more fondly than he does Charlie Hough. Petralli had 35 passed balls in 1987, and 32 of them came while trying to catch Hough's knuckleball. He had six in one game (which led to seven unearned runs, in a 7-0 loss), and four in one inning.
   12. Don August(us) Cesar Geronimo Berroa Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:16 PM (#5751376)
Since 1901, only Adam Dunn's disastrous 2011 has featured a lower BA than Davis' .168

Dunn, .159 -2.9 bwar
Davis, .168 -2.6 bwar
Rob Deer, .179 1.1 bwar
Dan Uggla, .179 -1.1 bwar

edit: with at least 475 pa. Dunn fell 6 PA short of qualifying for the BA title. The rest on this list all qualified.

edit 2: you have to drop the requirements down to 350 PA in a season to find someone with a lower BA than Dunn's. The immortal Bill Bergen "hit" .139/.163/.156 in 1909, and .159/.175/.184 in 1906
   13. Ziggy's screen name Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:33 PM (#5751394)
2019 33 Baltimore Orioles $23,000,000

2020 34 Baltimore Orioles $23,000,000

2021 35 Baltimore Orioles $23,000,000

2022 36 Baltimore Orioles $23,000,000

Earliest Free Agent: 2023
   14. Tom Nawrocki Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:37 PM (#5751399)
Is 16 homers a record for someone who qualified for the batting title and slugged less than .300?
   15. BDC Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:43 PM (#5751407)
Is 16 homers a record for someone who qualified for the batting title and slugged less than .300?


Yes. The only other guy in double figures was Don Wert (12, .299) in 1968.
   16. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:44 PM (#5751408)
Is 16 homers a record for someone who qualified for the batting title and slugged less than .300?

yes, it is--Don Wert had 12 one year when his SLG was .299--the only other one with double figure HRs

Edit: Coke to BDC
   17. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:45 PM (#5751409)
TRIVIA QUESTION:

28 teams have had a guy from their club lead the league in stolen bases. Who is the most recent player for each team to do so? (For purposes of this question, the guys leading the leagues in 2018 at this moment count as the answer, because odds are they'll lead the league when it's all done, so why not).

NOTE: If a player played for multiple teams in the year he he led the league, he doesn't count.

Bonus points if you successfully identify the two teams that have NEVER had a league leader in SB.

All guesses MUST INCLUDE A PLAYER & THE TEAM HE PLAYED FOR. If you just say a player's name, I'm ignoring it.
   18. JJ1986 Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:49 PM (#5751413)
Jose Reyes, Mets
   19. BDC Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:50 PM (#5751414)
28 teams have had a guy from their club lead the league in stolen bases. Who is the most recent player for each team to do so?


Somewhat in the spirit of the question, I hope, I am going to guess that the Texas Rangers have never had a SB champion.
   20. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:50 PM (#5751415)
Post #18
Reyes- NYM? DING! 2007.

   21. vortex of dissipation Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:50 PM (#5751417)
Tommy Harper, Seattle Pilots, 1969. (The Brewers have not had a leader since they moved to Milwaukee).
   22. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:51 PM (#5751418)
Post #19
TEX? DING! They are 1 of the 2 teams to never have a guy do it.
   23. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:51 PM (#5751420)
Mariners, Harold Reynolds
Angels, Mickey Rivers
   24. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:51 PM (#5751421)
Post #21
Tommy Harper? Nope. Milwaukee has had a guy lead the league in stolen bases.
   25. JJ1986 Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:52 PM (#5751422)
Trea Turner, Nats - I'm pretty sure is leading this year.
Billy Hamilton, Reds
Dee Gordon, Marlins
   26. villageidiom Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:52 PM (#5751424)
For the Red Sox it has to be Jacoby Ellsbury.
   27. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:53 PM (#5751426)
Post #23:
Sea - Nope. Not the most recent guy to do it.
LAA - Nope. Not the most recent guy to do it.

In both SEA & LAA -- both actual answers are far more high profile players than the guys you named.
   28. vortex of dissipation Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:53 PM (#5751427)
Milwaukee has had a guy lead the league in stolen bases.


AArgh - you're right, after they switched leagues.
   29. vortex of dissipation Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:54 PM (#5751429)
Seattle Mariners - Ichiro.
   30. PreservedFish Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:54 PM (#5751431)
Milwaukee has had a guy lead the league in stolen bases.

I think Villar did it.

Or, failing that, Pat Listach.
   31. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:54 PM (#5751432)
White Sox - Luis Aparicio
   32. Gaylord Perry the Platypus (oi!) Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:54 PM (#5751433)
Otis Nixon, Braves.
Omar Moreno, Pirates.
   33. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:55 PM (#5751435)
#27: Trout and Ichiro.

My knowledge of baseball trivia is clearly and firmly stuck in the 70's and 80's!
   34. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:55 PM (#5751436)
Milwaukee - Pat Listash or Scotty Pods
   35. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:55 PM (#5751437)
Post #25
Turner? DING! Leading the NL right now
Hamilton? Nope. 2nd place four times.
Gordon-MIA? DING! 2017.

Really doing a number on the NL East so far.

Post #26
Ellsbury? DING! 2013.

   36. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:56 PM (#5751438)
Astros: TINY TERROR TOT

Other team with no league leader: Toronto?
   37. PreservedFish Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:57 PM (#5751441)
How about Rickey Henderson for the A's?
Birthday boy Tony Womack for the Pirates and/or Diamondbacks?
   38. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:58 PM (#5751444)
Post #29:
ICHIRO! ding! 2001.

Post #30:
Jonathan Villar? DING! 2016

Post #31
Nope. CWS have done it more recently than tha.

Post #32:
Otis Nixon? Nope. Twice in 2nd place.
Omar Moreno? Nope. Not the most recent answer

Post #33
Trout? DING! 2012.



   39. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:59 PM (#5751445)
has to be Lofton for the Indians, right?

Edit: BZZZT--wrong--just checked
   40. JJ1986 Posted: September 25, 2018 at 12:59 PM (#5751447)
Juan Pierre, Rockies?
   41. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:00 PM (#5751448)
Milwaukee - Pat Listash or Scotty Pods


White Sox - also Scotty Pods
Rockies - Juan Pierre
   42. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:00 PM (#5751449)
Post 36:
HOU - I'm not saying you're wrong, but I don't recognize the nickname. Actual name, please.
TOR: DING! That's the other team to never do it.

Post #37
Rickey!-Oak? Nope. Not the most recent guy
Womack-PIT? DING! 1998
Womack_ARI? DING! 1999.

He's one of two guys to be the answwr for multiple teams. The other guy has already been named - but only for one of his 2 teams.
   43. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:01 PM (#5751452)
Phillies - Jimmy Rollins
   44. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:01 PM (#5751454)
Cubs - Stan Hack
   45. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:02 PM (#5751456)
Post #40
Juan Pierre. Not Colorado, nope. .......... But think on that guy a bit more.

Post #41
White Sox? Nope
You mention Pierre & the White Sox in the same post and....... close, so close....

   46. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:03 PM (#5751457)
[42] Jose Altuve

Cardinals - Vince Coleman
   47. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:03 PM (#5751458)
Post #43
Rollins? DING! 2001.

Post 44
Stan Hack? DING! 1939. That's as far back as any team goes (just four years longer than the runner up club).

How did you get Stan Hack???
   48. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:03 PM (#5751459)
Post 36:


How about 34? if it's disqualified for naming multiple players, I'll go with Mil - Scotty pods
   49. Nasty Nate Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:04 PM (#5751460)
Royals - whit Merrifield
   50. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:04 PM (#5751461)
How did you get Stan Hack???


The only Cub that I was sure of who led the league.
   51. PreservedFish Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:04 PM (#5751463)
He's one of two guys to be the answwr for multiple teams. The other guy has already been named - but only for one of his 2 teams.


Dee Gordon, Dodgers
   52. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:05 PM (#5751465)
Post 46:
Altuve? DING! 2015
STL- Vince Coleman? DING! 1990 - only five teams have longer droughts (four in the NL)

That's half. Here are how things stand so far:
BAL -
BOX - Jacoby Ellsbury, 2013.
NYY -
TBR -
TOR - (never)

CHW -
CLE -
DET -
KCR -
MIN -

HOU - Jose Altuve, 2015
LAA - Mike Trout, 2012.
OAK -
SEA - Ichiro!, 2001
TEX - (never)

ATL -
DCN - Trea Turner, 2018
MIA - Dee Gordon, 2017
NYM - Jose Reyes, 2007
PHI - Jimmy Rollins, 2001

CHC - Stan Hack, 1939
CIN -
MIL - Jonathan Villar, 2016
PIT - Tony Womack, 1998
STL - Vince Coleman, 1990

ARI - Tony Womack, 1999
COL -
LAD -
SDP -
SFG -
   53. Nasty Nate Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:05 PM (#5751466)
Never: Orioles
   54. stanmvp48 Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:05 PM (#5751467)
Brock Cardinals
Wills Dodgers
   55. JJ1986 Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:06 PM (#5751468)
Carl Crawford, Rays
   56. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:06 PM (#5751470)
MIL - Jonathan Villar, 2016


OK, never mind
   57. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:07 PM (#5751473)
Yankees - Rickey!?
   58. stanmvp48 Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:07 PM (#5751474)
Taveras Rockies?
   59. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:08 PM (#5751476)
Post 48:
MIL has been named already

Post 49:
KC- Merrifield? DING! Currently leads the AL

Post 51
Dee Gordon? LAD? DING! He's the other guy w/ 2 teams.
   60. PreservedFish Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:09 PM (#5751478)
Juan Pierre must have done it with the White Sox, although I have no memory of him in that uniform
   61. SoSH U at work Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:09 PM (#5751479)
ATL _ Otis?

   62. SoSH U at work Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:10 PM (#5751481)
Minny - Carew?

   63. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:11 PM (#5751482)
Min- Knoblauch
   64. SoSH U at work Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:11 PM (#5751483)
Indians - Lofton?
   65. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:11 PM (#5751484)
Post 53
No. The nevers have already been named

Post 54:
Teams already named

Post 55:
Carl Crawford? DING! 2007 (he actually tied with another player from the same division - and neither of those teams has had a guy lead the league in SB ever since)

Post 57
Nope. Rickey! is not the answer for any teams.

Post 58
Taveras? DING! 2008

4 NL teams left. 3 haven't had a guy since 1970 (or earlier). The other NL team? In the 2010s.

7 AL teams left. 6 have done it from 1997-onward. The other team back in WWII.
   66. PreservedFish Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:11 PM (#5751485)
Rajai Davis did it with Cleveland once
   67. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:12 PM (#5751486)
Orioles - Brady Anderson?
Braves - Brett Butler?
Indians - Brett Butler?
Dodgers - Brett Butler?
Expos - Marquis Grissom?
   68. Sweatpants Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:12 PM (#5751487)
Braves - Sam Jethroe?
   69. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:12 PM (#5751488)
Post #60
DING! Juan Pierre, CWS - 2010.

Post 61
Nope

Posts 62 & 63:
Minnesota .... .well, no one from Minnesota has ever done it, but someone from the franchise has

Post 64
Nope. Much more recent than Lofton.
   70. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:14 PM (#5751489)
BAL - Brian Roberts. Tied with Crawford?
   71. Tom Nawrocki Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:14 PM (#5751491)
Senators/Twins: George Case
   72. JJ1986 Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:15 PM (#5751493)
he actually tied with another player from the same division - and neither of those teams has had a guy lead the league in SB ever since
Brian Roberts?
   73. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:15 PM (#5751494)
Post 66
Rajai Davis? DING! 2016. Now the most recent correct answer to name was the AL leader from 2013.

Post 67
Brady Anderson? Nope
Brett Butler? Nope -- But, consolidation prize: Right initials for the guy. Now you just gotta figure out what town this guy played in when he was a Brave....
Other teams already named

Post 68
Sam Jethroe: Really, really close. But you went too far back. Barely.
   74. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:15 PM (#5751495)
OK, so the 1943 guy is a Senator. Spitballing here, Clyde Milan? I have no idea if he even played then.

close. he did lead the league, and for the senators, but 30 years earlier.
   75. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:15 PM (#5751496)
Braves - in the 70s? Ralph Garr? Wasn't he a really fast guy?
Similarly Paul Blair for the Orioles?

Minnesota .... .well, no one from Minnesota has ever done it, but someone from the franchise has

Clyde Milan?
   76. SoSH U at work Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:16 PM (#5751498)
Now the most recent correct answer to name was the AL leader from 2013.


You have Ellsbury leading the AL in 2013. Was it a co-leader?

   77. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:16 PM (#5751499)
Braves - Bill Bruton
   78. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:17 PM (#5751500)
Post 70
DING! Brian Roberts is our Oriole

Post 71:
George Case? DING! 1943

Seven teams left. Here are where things stand. Has anyone even guessed SFG or SDP yet? Or DET?

BAL - Brian Roberts, 2007
BOX - Jacoby Ellsbury, 2013.
NYY -
TBR - Carl Crawford, 2007
TOR - (never)

CHW - Juan Pierre, 2010
CLE - Rajai Davis, 2016
DET -
KCR - Whit Merrifield, 2018
MIN WAS - George Case, 1944

HOU - Jose Altuve, 2015
LAA - Mike Trout, 2012.
OAK -
SEA - Ichiro!, 2001
TEX - (never)

ATL -
DCN - Trea Turner, 2018
MIA - Dee Gordon, 2017
NYM - Jose Reyes, 2007
PHI - Jimmy Rollins, 2001

CHC - Stan Hack, 1939
CIN -
MIL - Jonathan Villar, 2016
PIT - Tony Womack, 1998
STL - Vince Coleman, 1990

ARI - Tony Womack, 1999
COL - Willy Taveras, 2008
LAD - Dee Gordon, 2014.
SDP -
SFG -
   79. SoSH U at work Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:17 PM (#5751501)
Braves - in the 70s? Ralph Garr? Wasn't he a really fast guy?


They called him Roadrunner.
   80. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:18 PM (#5751503)
DET, eh? Ron LeFlore?
   81. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:18 PM (#5751504)
You have Ellsbury leading the AL in 2013. Was it a co-leader?

I guess. That happens. Don't have the yearly leaderboard in front of me & feel too lazy to check.

Post 77
Bruton! DING! 3rd longest drought. Only CHC & MIN/WAS are longer. Longest remaining drought? Giants. Then the Reds.
   82. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:18 PM (#5751505)
For grins, I'll guess Willie mays - Giants

Bip Roberts - pads
   83. Sweatpants Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:19 PM (#5751506)
Tigers - Brian Hunter?
   84. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:19 PM (#5751507)
I don't even remember Juan Pierre being on the White Sox.

Looks like he did lead the league with both COL and FLA. But others are more recent.
   85. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:20 PM (#5751509)
Reds - vada Pinson?
   86. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:22 PM (#5751512)
Post 82
Willie Mays? Say DING! 1959.

Post 83:
Brian Hunter? DING! 1997

Post 85
Not Vada Pinson. That's too far back.


Guys left:
OAK - 2011. Memorable name, espeically for alliteration fans
NYY 2011: Guys, he's still in their starting lineup
SDP 2012. It's the only time he ever played over 103 games in a season. He played in 115
CIN 1970: Gone by the mid-1970s, but still a key cog in the early Sparky years Red Machine
   87. SoSH U at work Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:23 PM (#5751515)
Brett Gardner
   88. PreservedFish Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:24 PM (#5751516)
Coco Crisp
Brett Gardner


duh
   89. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:25 PM (#5751518)
Post 87:
DING!

Post 88:
DING!

That ends the AL.
   90. Sweatpants Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:25 PM (#5751520)
Reds has to be Bobby Tolan, and Padres I think is Everth Cabrera.
   91. PreservedFish Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:25 PM (#5751521)
SDP - Everth Cabrera?
   92. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:27 PM (#5751525)
Post 90
DING! & DING!

That finishes it off

BAL - Brian Roberts, 2007
BOX - Jacoby Ellsbury, 2013.
NYY - Brett Gardner, 2011
TBR - Carl Crawford, 2007
TOR - (never)

CHW - Juan Pierre, 2010
CLE - Rajai Davis, 2016
DET - Brian Hunter, 1997
KCR - Whit Merrifield, 2018
MIN WAS - George Case, 1944

HOU - Jose Altuve, 2015
LAA - Mike Trout, 2012.
OAK - Coco Crisp, 2011
SEA - Ichiro!, 2001
TEX - (never)

ATL - Bill Bruton, 1955
DCN - Trea Turner, 2018
MIA - Dee Gordon, 2017
NYM - Jose Reyes, 2007
PHI - Jimmy Rollins, 2001

CHC - Stan Hack, 1939
CIN - Bobby Tolan, 1970
MIL - Jonathan Villar, 2016
PIT - Tony Womack, 1998
STL - Vince Coleman, 1990

ARI - Tony Womack, 1999
COL - Willy Taveras, 2008
LAD - Dee Gordon, 2014.
SDP - Everth Cabrera, 2012
SFG - Willie Mays, 1959

Got it in around 40 minutes.
   93. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:29 PM (#5751527)
Looks like Ralph Garr never got over 35 steals. Roadrunner my eye.
   94. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:32 PM (#5751531)
OK, for TEX and TOR, how about guessing the guy who came closest, in terms of ordinal position. I'll guess Bump Wills for TEX.
   95. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:34 PM (#5751534)
Man, Bobby Tolan really fell apart, didn't he?
   96. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:36 PM (#5751536)
Damaso Garcia for TOR?
   97. Sweatpants Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:36 PM (#5751537)
Toronto I'll guess Otis Nixon.
   98. Don August(us) Cesar Geronimo Berroa Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:37 PM (#5751539)
Dave Collins, Cincinnati
   99. Don August(us) Cesar Geronimo Berroa Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:37 PM (#5751540)
crap, didn't realize we were already done. :-)
   100. Don August(us) Cesar Geronimo Berroa Posted: September 25, 2018 at 01:38 PM (#5751542)
Man, Bobby Tolan really fell apart, didn't he?


tore his Achilles' (i think) in an offseason basketball game after the 70 season. never really the same after that.
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