Floyd Franklin Bannister
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 190 lb.
Born: June 10, 1955 in Pierre, SD
High Schools: Kennedy HS (Seattle, WA), Kennedy HS (Burien, WA) School: Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ) by the Drafted Houston Astros in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1976 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 19, 1977 (Age 21)
vs. SFG 1.1 IP, 2 H, 2 SO, 1 BB, 2 ER, L Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Mariners/Astros/Royals/Rangers/... 1977-1992 Agents: Tom Reich [*] Final Game: August 10, 1992 (Age 37)
Relatives: Father of Brian Bannister
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News -- December 2013
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6/6 MLBTradeRumors: Astros Select Mark Appel First Overall: The Astros have officially drafted Mark Appel with the first overall pick in the 2013 draft. Keith Law of ESPN.com (via Twitter) ... News -- May 2013
5/17 Seattle Sports Daily: 5/17: This Day in #Mariners History: This is a Community Post by a member of the Seattle Sports Daily community. Want your thoughts heard? Click here. Or join ... News -- April 2013
4/29 Billy-Ball.com: Jeremy Guthrie’s streak: In the opener of the doubleheader between the Royals and the Indians, Jeremy Guthrie (3-0) allowed six hits over 6.2 innings in ... News -- October 2012
10/31 MLB Dirt: An Interview with Greg Hibbard: There are untold numbers of baseball players who had promising careers derailed by injuries; a sad reality in a sport so connected ... News -- August 2012
8/5 High Heat Stats: Cliff Lee’s not so excellent adventure: Cliff Lee of the Phillies is having one weird season. As of this writing, Lee is sporting a 2-6 W-L record after 19 starts, with ... News -- May 2012
5/17 High Heat Stats: The Mount Rushmore of the Seattle Mariners: Now that we’ve gotten the more recent expansion teams out of the way, we’re finally to our first team with at least ... News -- January 2012
1/11 High Heat Stats: The 10 most under-appreciated players of the 1980s: #6 Mario Soto: Before I talk about Mario Soto specifically, I want to talk about the card featured in this post, 1983 Topps #351 Reds Team Leaders.I ...
1/9 High Heat Stats: The 10 most under-appreciated players of the 1980s: #9 Jim Clancy: Jim Clancy doesn't get a lot of positive press. On the old Baseball-Reference blog, he was mentioned for things like having the ... News -- September 2011
9/22 MLBTradeRumors: Astros To Select First Overall In 2012: The Astros are on the clock. The Twins won today, ending their 11-game losing streak and assuring Houston of the top pick in the ... News -- June 2011
6/28 The Captain's Blog: Brewers Return to Bronx Recalls Rivalry from the 1980s: When the Milwaukee Brewers take the field tonight in the Bronx, it will be the first time the team has played at Yankee Stadium ... News -- April 2011
4/20 B-R Blog: One Time All-Stars, Most Seasons Without 20 Wins Or Saves: Of all the pitchers to once make an All-Star team, who has the most seasons where he did not win or save 20 games? Here's the ... News -- November 2010
11/9 The Captain's Blog: Hall Ballot Reunites Enemies Turned Friends; Reinsdorf to Vote on Boss’ Candidacy: The Hall of Fame’s inaugural “Expansion ERA” ballot has been released and the Yankees are well represented. Ron Guidry, ...