Timothy Dean Birtsas
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 7", Weight: 240 lb.
Born: September 5, 1960 in Pontiac, MI
School: Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 2nd round of the 1982 amateur draft.
Debut: May 3, 1985 (Age 24.240, 12,623rd in MLB history)
vs. BOS 2.0 IP, 1 H, 3 SO, 5 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1985 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Reds/Athletics 1985-1990
Last Game: October 3, 1990 (Age 30.028)
vs. HOU 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 SO, 1 BB, 1 ER, L
About biographical information
News -- December 2015
- 12-29 Swingin' A's: Five Worst Trades In Oakland Athletics' History: The Five Worst Trades in Oakland Athletics History As an Oakland Athletics fan since their arrival in 1968, I have seen some awful...
News -- November 2015
- 11-10 Swingin' A's: Oakland Athletics: Acquisitions That Built The Pennant Winning 1988-1990 Team: Stew, Eck, Cobra, Hendu, Rickey, et. al. Since the evolution of baseball free agency in December 1975, ways to build a team, in...
News -- June 2015
- 6-23 Outfield Fly Rule: #102: 1990 World Series: Home list with explanations Note: Leverage Index is an average of the leverage of situations, with 1 being average, below 1 being...
News -- August 2014
- 8-15 Mets Merized: It’s Tough to Snooker Sandy in a Trade: Long before becoming General Manager of the Mets, Sandy Alderson was the longtime General Manager of the Oakland A’s. He...
News -- June 2014
- 6-26 Canadian Baseball Network: Groch Scout of the Year, 2003: * Dick (The Legend) Groch was a legend long before he scouted and signed New York Yankees shortstop and future Hall of Famer Derek...
News -- April 2014
- 4-2 The Cardboard Examiner: 1976 TOPPS DAVE PARKER: BASEBALL'S SUPER FLY.THE MAN COULD DO IT ALL.THE FRONT PAGEDave Parker was a five-tool behemoth and simply the NL's best...
News -- February 2014
- 2-13 Golden Gate Sports: Best Of The Oakland Athletics: Top 10 Seasons In Left Field: With spring training upon us, Golden Gate Sports is going to spend the next few weeks looking at some of the best single-season...
News -- April 2013
- 4-29 Billy-Ball.com: Cingrani whiffs four in one: In a season in which strikeouts are the dominant story, we shouldn’t be surprised to find that Cincinnati rookie left-hander...
News -- December 2012
- 12-8 Redlegs Review: This day in Reds history: Reds acquire Jose Rijo for Dave Parker:
December 8, 1987 - The Reds sent veteran slugger Dave Parker to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for pitchers Jose Rijo...
News -- September 2012
- 9-7 High Heat Stats: Will the real Vance Worley please stand up? Please stand up… Please stand up…: Vance Worley had a wonderful start to his major-league career with the Phillies. Through his Age 23 season (2011) he pitched 144.2...
News -- December 2011
- 12-25 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHY I'VE ALWAYS LINKED CHRISTMAS TO THE YANKEES: You know who my favorite ballplayer of all time isâ¦ Rickey Henderson was the guy I wanted to be in little league and I would...
News -- March 2011
- 3-28 MLBTradeRumors: Reliving Rickey Henderson Trades With Alderson: Current New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson described Rickey Henderson as the best player he's ever had in any of his...
News -- December 2010
- 12-10 MLBTradeRumors: Jack Of All Trades: Rickey Henderson: When future generations see the ludicrous offensive numbersÂ Rickey HendersonÂ put up, they are going to be shocked when they...