Positions: Outfielder and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: April 10, 1948 in Longview, TX
High Schools: Putnam City HS (Oklahoma City
, OK), McClymonds HS (Oakland
School: Laney College (Oakland
Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2nd round of the 1969 amateur draft (January).
Debut: June 30, 1972 (Age 24.081, 10,850th in MLB history)
vs. SFG 5 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1972 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Dodgers/Orioles/Braves 1972-1987
Agents: Tom Reich [*]
Last Game: October 3, 1987 (Age 39.176)
vs. NYY 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
About biographical information
News -- June 2015
- 6/22 Gammons Daily: J.D. Martinez the 20th to have a three homer game against the Yankees: Perhaps we should call him Sunday J.D. Martinez, I mean after all we called Charlie Maxwell, “Sunday” after “Paw-Paw”...
News -- May 2014
- 5/11 Pine Tar Press: This Date In Royals History–May 11, 1986: 1986: Charlie Leibrandt allowed only five hits in eight innings. Unfortunately, one of them was a Rick Dempsey grand slam in the...
News -- October 2013
- 10/2 My Pinstripes: 35 Years Later, Bucky "Bleepin" Dent's Swing Still Resonates:
October 2, 1978 was a sun splashed day in Boston, Mass. Fenway Park was filled
to the brim for Game #163 between...
News -- May 2013
- 5/17 MLBTradeRumors: Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Halladay, Porcello, Dodgers: On this date in 1978 while pinch hitting for Davey Lopes in the Dodgers' 10-1 rout of the Pirates, Lee Lacy went deep in the...
News -- January 2013
- 1/20 Lasorda's Lair: The Dodgers 10th Annual Community Caravan Hits the Road This Week: The 10th annual Dodgers Community Caravan “Pitching in the Community,” presented this year by JCPenney, is scheduled...
- 1/18 Lasorda's Lair: Matt Kemp Named Celebrity Grand Marshal of MLK Parade: We’ve seen some of the charity work of Adrian Gonzalez this fall. Chad Billingsley visits kids in the local hospital. Of...
- 1/9 Lasorda's Lair: Dodgers Dedicate Newest Dreamfield at Reseda Park This Saturday at 10AM: The Dodgers continue their charity work throughout Los Angeles this winter on Saturday with their next DreamField dedication....
News -- September 2012
- 9/26 High Heat Stats: Tuesday game notes (not-dead-yet edition): Indians 4, @White Sox 3 / @Tigers 2, Royals 0: All you zombies, show your faces! The race that will not die staggers hungrily...
News -- January 2012
- 1/15 High Heat Stats: The Oldest Pair of Starting ________ in a Game: Years ago when I was a child, I remember it being a big deal that the American League featured two 42 year old catchers,...
News -- July 2011
- 7/12 B-R Blog: 9+ TB In 9-Inning Game Age 37+ Since 1919: How many players, since 1919, had a game, where the contest was 9 innings or less, where they were at least 37-years old and had...
News -- May 2011
- 5/19 B-R Blog: Jason Giambi is one of the oldest players to hit 3 homers in a game: **** straight, I wrote about how long it took for a 3-HR game in the majors this year, and now they are coming in rapid-fire fashion....
News -- April 2011
- 4/10 B-R Blog: 5000+ PA After 1932 With OPS+ 100+ & Never An All-Star: How many players had 5,000+ PA after 1932 with an OPS+ of 100 or better in their career and never made an All-Star team? Here's...
News -- May 2010
- 5/25 B-R Blog: The Rocking Chair Rajah – Oldest Players With a 3 HR Game: Seventy five years ago today, Babe Ruth hit his last home run. In fact, he hit the last 3 home runs of his career on that...