Donald Louis Mossi
The Sphinx or Ears Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 195 lb.
Born: January 11, 1929 in St. Helena, CA
High School: Jefferson HS (Daly City, CA) by the Signed Cleveland Indians as an amateur free agent in 1949.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 17, 1954 (Age 25)
vs. CHW 3.0 IP, 3 H, 2 SO, 2 BB, 1 ER Teams (by GP): Indians/Tigers/Athletics/WhiteSox 1954-1965 Final Game: October 1, 1965 (Age 36)
vs. CHW 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- November 2013
11/20 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: November 20, 1958: The Detroit Tigers trade infielder Billy Martin and starter Al Cicotte to the Cleveland Indians for relievers Ray Narleski and ... News -- August 2013
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6/23 Radical Baseball: Mickey Mantle HR v. Cleveland lefties.: Mickey Mantle had unusual splits against Cleveland left handed pitchers. From the previous post on this:
6/7 Crashburn Alley: Crash Bag, Vol. 57: Bully for JMJ: I got a haircut last night. Every three months, I get Karl Urban’s haircut from the new Star Trek movies and shave my ... News -- May 2013
5/15 The Cardboard Examiner: FACE TIME: 1955 TOPPS DON MOSSI: ''Little pitchers have big ears.''That's a proverb, not a comment on Don Mossi's cards, especially this one, his rookie issue. ... News -- November 2012
11/20 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: November 20, 1958: Compiled by Jason Kaminski The Detroit Tigers trade infielder Billy Martin and starter Al Cicotte to the Cleveland Indians for ... News -- July 2012
7/18 High Heat Stats: Tuesday game notes (no, not *that* one): Angels 13, @Tigers 0: I’ve always said, if you absolutely must end a franchise-record 159-game non-shutout streak, you ... News -- June 2012
6/29 High Heat Stats: Quiz – Ewell Blackwell: Sidearm pitcher Ewell Blackwell was a top NL pitcher of the late 40s and early 50s (he may also possibly be a relative of Don ... News -- April 2012
4/20 James Smyth Broadcast: Some Photo Sleuthing: Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated tweeted this great gallery of Fenway Park photos. I was especially taken with this one:I ...
4/4 High Heat Stats: Ray Narleski, 1928-2012: Ray Narleski, a standout reliever for Cleveland in the 1950s, died last week at the age of 83. Here’s the obituary that ...
4/4 Mets360.com: Mets Card of the Week: 2012 David Wright: 1963 TOPPS HERITAGE STICK-ONS DAVID WRIGHT Topps released its annual Heritage set a few weeks back. The 2012 edition covers the ... News -- March 2012
3/6 Bus League Baseball: The Bizarro Hall of Fame: The Class of 1982: The Bizarro Hall of Fame was a series I ran on my old blog, One More Dying Quail, in 2007. It consists of players who appeared ... News -- February 2012
2/8 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Countdown To Pitchers And Catchers: #12 Don Mossi: Today continues our countdown to the start of Indians pitchers and catchers reporting to Goodyear, Arizona on February ... News -- May 2010
5/23 B-R Blog: Jose Lima (1972-2010): Jose Lima has died. Needless to say, this is utterly shocking and tragically sad for his family and loved ones.
As always, I'm ...