Van Voorhees Snider
Positions: Outfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: August 11, 1963 in Birmingham, AL
Signed by the Kansas City Royals as an amateur free agent in 1981.
Debut: September 2, 1988 (Age 25.022, 13,131st in MLB history)
vs. CHC 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Team: Reds 1988-1989
Last Game: July 29, 1989 (Age 25.352)
vs. ATL 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
About biographical information
News -- June 2015
- 6/25 More Than A Fan: The Pete Rose Royals Connection: As I was listening to 610 Sports in Kansas City yesterday, an interview reminded me of a great urban legend in Kansas City sports...
News -- March 2015
- 3/16 Kings of Kauffman: Kansas City Royals Top Five Relief Pitchers: Over the past couple of months, we have taken a trip down memory lane, going over the top five players in the history of the Kansas...
News -- February 2015
- 2/11 Kings of Kauffman: Royals Links: Jeff Montgomery, Bullpen, Team Rankings, & More: Yesterday, the Royals loaded up the equipment truck to head down to Surprise, Arizona. Spring Training is so close I can almost...
- 2/11 Pine Tar Press: Montgomery Recalls Trade That Brought Him To Royals: The early Royals teams were built on shrewd trades. Stalwarts like Amos Otis, Freddie Patek, and Hal McRae came to Kansas City...
News -- July 2014
- 7/30 Kings of Kauffman: The Five Best Trades in Royals History: With 411 trades over just about 45 years, some moves will be better than others. That is just the nature of the business. Even...
News -- May 2014
- 5/21 Pine Tar Press: U.L.’s Toothpick: A Look Back At The 1988 Royals:
1988 Season – Seating Sections
News -- March 2014
- 3/23 The Greatest 21 Days: Van Snider, Full Outfield - 692: Originally published May 24, 2010Van Snider had gotten a taste of the majors the previous September, but his prospects for 1989...
News -- July 2013
- 7/6 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #42 JEFF MONTGOMERY: POP QUIZ: WHO'S THE ROYALS' SAVES LEADER?FINISHED HIS 13-YEAR CAREER WITH 304 SAVES.DEFINING THE PLAYERSometimes a team casts...
News -- February 2013
- 2/15 Kings of Kauffman: A Memory Of Van Snider: Back in the mid-1980′s I saw a short clip about an outfielder in the Royals system who scouts were getting excited about....
News -- April 2010
- 4/29 B-R Blog: Ike Davis and a team going 10-0 in a player’s first 10 games: The Mets started the season horribly but that all changed when they called up Ike Davis 10 games ago. In those 10 games, Davis...