Gregory Michael Luzinski
the Bull Positions: Leftfielder and Designated Hitter
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 220 lb.
Born: November 22, 1950 in Chicago, IL
High School: Notre Dame HS (Niles, IL) by the Drafted Philadelphia Phillies in the 1st round (11th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft. Signed June 9, 1968.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 9, 1970 (Age 19)
vs. NYM 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Phillies/WhiteSox 1970-1984 Agents: Jack Sands [*] Final Game: September 24, 1984 (Age 33)
vs. MIN 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- November 2013
11/15 That Ball's Outta Here: How To Fix The Phillies’ Offense: As the chill autumn winds swirl around Philadelphia, the hot stove is in need of a few more pieces of seasoned wood to warm the ...
11/1 That Ball's Outta Here: Baseball Cards from the 1976 Topps set: Last Sunday I spotted a box of 1976 Topps cards at a garage sale on the way to the farmer’s market. I tried to walk past ... News -- September 2013
9/17 Tomahawk Take: Morning Chop: Atlanta Braves News 9/17: CNN Navy Yard shooting: What we know and don’t know The one question we all desperately want answered may have gone to the ...
9/12 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back – 9/12/1973: Mets Edge Phillies: Today at Veterans Stadium, the Mets beat the Phillies 3-2 to pull within 2.5 games of first place in the N.L. East. Philadelphia ...
9/11 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back – 9/11/1973: Mets Fail to Gain Ground in Loss at Philly: The New York Mets stayed in 4th place, 3 GB 72-72 St. Louis, with a 6-4 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies today, Tuesday, September ...
9/5 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back – 9/5/1973: Mets Blank Phillies: Tonight at Shea Stadium, the Mets blanked Philadelphia 4-0 to remain within 5.5 games of the N.L East lead. The Mets broke through ...
9/4 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back: September 4, 1973 – Tom Seaver Silences Philadelphia With Thirteen Strikeouts: After splitting a double-header yesterday, the Mets and Philadelphia Phillies played game three of their four game series this ... News -- August 2013
8/29 Mets360.com: Mets This Week: Reminders Of The Late-‘70s: “Bring your kids to see our kids!” So went the lame entreaty from the Mets to bring your kiddies, bring your wife out to the ...
8/15 The Greatest 21 Days: Mike McAlpin, Algebra Teacher - 3483: Mike McAlpin heard Holy Cross High varsity baseball coach Greg Luzinski tell his players he never drank in high school because ... News -- June 2013
6/29 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back: June 28th & June 29th, 1973: June 28th, 1973: Tonight, in front of less than 10,000 fans at Shea Stadium, the Mets were blown out by the Phillies 11-4. Jim ...
6/27 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back: June 27th, 1973 – Mets Split Doubleheader vs. Phils: The Phillies came into town today to play two against the Amazins. At 34-38, the Phillies sat one game ahead of the 31-37 Mets ...
6/20 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back, June 20, 1973: Phillies Sweep Sliding Mets: In a game that could be described as a real seesaw, it was the Phillies who had the final push and the Mets who got bounced for ...
6/19 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back: June 19, 1973 – Mike Schmidt Strikes Again; Mets Drop Second Straight To Phillies: After having their five game win streak snapped yesterday, the Amazin’s tried getting back to winning ways today in game ...
6/18 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back – June 18, 1973: Streak Over as Mets Lose to Phillies, 9-6, at the Vet: The New York Mets, after winning 5 in a row to get within a game of .500, opened a 7-game road trip by dropping to 28-30 with ...
6/17 Billy-Ball.com: Torii Hunter hits #300: Torii Hunter hit his third homer of the season and the 300th of his career as the Tigers defeated the Twins, 5-2. Hunter hit 192 ... News -- May 2013
5/24 Beyond the Scorecard: Pythagorean Muffs and Boners: For the past month or so, I've been updating the Muff and Boner Index on a daily basis. Click on the page to the right for a fuller ... News -- April 2013
4/13 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back – April 13th, 1973: Mets Fall to Phillies 7-1: After opening the season 4-0, the Mets suffered their first loss of the season in Philadelphia. Starter Jon Matlackwas hit hard, ... News -- March 2013
3/21 Southside Showdown: New White Sox food and drink offerings–delicious flirtations with your own demise: Whether it’s been through establishing and retooling their craft beer selection, adding barbecue pulled pork and beef brisket ...
3/13 Philly Phanatics: Phillies notebook: Should it have been Phils, not Astros, moving to AL?: Last season, we asked about whether a bench that included Jim Thome – who hadn’t played first base since 2007 and ... News -- February 2013
2/22 The High Phive: Position Breakdown: 2013 Philadelphia Phillies: A few weeks ago, the pitching staff for the Phillies was analyzed. Yet again, the pitching is the strength of this team. But, ...
2/12 MetsToday.com: Link Roundup: Frank Frank’s Elbow and the Bourn Reaction: Michael Bourn is an Indian, the Mets still have their 11th overall pick, and Mets fans are reacting. Many are unhappy that Alderson ... News -- January 2013
1/27 Southside Showdown: SoxFest Saturday recap: Within fifteen minutes of arriving at SoxFest, all notions of being “star-struck” or finding it bizarre to see highly-televised ... News -- December 2012
12/16 Braves Journal: Freddie Freeman (by Rob Cope): It’s easy to take Freddie Freeman for granted. For instance, when you finish second in the Rookie of the Year voting, you ... News -- November 2012
11/29 Southside Showdown: 2013 SoxFest player appearances announced: I have never been to a SoxFest. Not one. Don’t plan on going anytime soon, unless I can get in for free. Or until Freddy ... News -- October 2012
10/31 Wahoo Sam: Luzinski hit a home run that clanged off the Liberty Bell: Sparky Anderson made many predictions over the course of his career. He was famous for hyperbole – a fancy word for spreading ... News -- August 2012
8/17 High Heat Stats: Quiz – full of sound and fury, signifying nothing: Much has been written this season about the exploits of Adam Dunn. But, until now (and with apologies to William Shakespeare), ... News -- July 2012
7/31 Crashburn Alley: Phillies Send Hunter Pence to San Francisco: In a move considered a counter to the Los Angeles Dodgers acquiring Shane Victorino, the San Francisco Giants have acquired right ... News -- June 2012
6/30 High Heat Stats: Strikeout Milestones and Related Musings: Following up on a post by birtelcom concerning the continually increasing trend to more strikeouts in the game, I noticed that ... News -- February 2012
2/8 High Heat Stats: Craig Biggio – now THAT’S a Hall of Famer: Our recent discussion about Lou Brock a couple of questions about comparisons with Craig Biggio, who himself will be eligible ... News -- December 2011
12/13 B-R Blog: B-R: HoF Candidate – Juan Gonzalez: Juan González Juan Alberto (Vazquez) Gonzalez (Juan Gone or Igor) Position: Outfielder Bats: Right, Throws: Right Height: 6' ... News -- November 2011
11/25 High Heat Stats: 2011: The year of the 24-year-old center fielder: Baseball history is filled with great young center fielders. For some reason, they seem to capture the excitement of the fans ... News -- September 2011
9/16 PaulLebowitz.com: There’s Logic And Then There’s ESPN Logic: Here’s one from the Bizarro world known as ESPN, where expertise is discouraged in favor of providing…um…words; ...
9/8 B-R Blog: Card of the Week (and Hall of Fame poll): 1997 Bowman Chrome International Refractors #127 Andruw Jones: So much to say about this card... I better keep it in bullet format so that we can get to the Hall of Fame poll below: By 1997, ... News -- August 2011
8/10 Crashburn Alley: The 2011 Phillies and Their Place In History: The 2011 season is three-quarters completed for the Phillies, and, frankly, it’s been a breeze. They’ve been in first ... News -- July 2011
7/19 Mets360.com: Is Darin Gorski part of a new market inefficiency?: There’s an old joke that asks why so many Polish names end in ski. And the answer is because they’re too dumb to know how ...
7/12 B-R Blog: 9+ Games Of aLI>=1.3, and WPA>=.37 and RE24>=2.5: Fooling around with Play Index, I asked it show me players with the most games where: aLI>=1.3, and WPA>=.37 and RE24>=2.5 ...
7/5 B-R Blog: 22+ HR In Team’s First 81 Games Since 1969: Since 1969, how many players have hit at least 22 HR in his team's first 81 games of the season? Here is the list - Rk Player ... News -- March 2011
3/2 B-R Blog: Lots of RBI; Not So Many Runs Scored: In Major League history there have been 492 instances of a player posting at least 120 RBI in a season. Typically, a player ... News -- January 2011
1/13 Call to the Pen: Pen Polls (Hall of Fame Edition) Murph, Cobra and Crime Dog: What do Dale Murphy, Dave Parker and Fred McGriff all have in common? Well, among other things, if you read my article from last ...
1/11 B-R Blog: Mailbag: Biggest Differences Between HR Leader and Runner-Up: Here's a question from Ehud: "Jose Bautista was the AL home run king in 2010, while the second-place HR leader (Paul Konerko) ...
1/10 B-R Blog: 39+ Games As DH With WPA >= .15: So, who are the leaders in terms of most games as a Designated Hitter where their WPA in that contest was .15 or better? Here's ... News -- December 2010
12/30 The Writer's Journey: Baseball in December!: They’re not on the field…they’re in the mail! GCRL sent over a nice stack o’ Redlegs, and will be receiving ...
12/17 MLBTradeRumors: Top Five Phillies GMs Since 1960: As Philadelphia prepares to present Ruben Amaro, Jr. with his weight in cheesesteaks, it is important to remember that for all ... News -- November 2010
11/22 B-R Blog: Seasons Of 60+ RE24 Age 26 Or Younger: In honor of Mr. Votto winning the N.L. MVP Award this season, here's a list of players with seasons where they were age 26 or ... News -- September 2010
9/2 B-R Blog: The 20 biggest post-season pinch-hitting appearances: Here are the top 20 best performances by a player entering a post-season game as a pinch-hitter, ranked by Win Probability Added: