Tuesday, October 15, 2013

October 15, 2013 Seven Back Today

Seven returns today....

Jack Kubiszyn
was an infielder with the Cleveland Indians in 1961 and 1962. He went to the University of Alabama and played basketball and baseball.

Buddy Pritchard
was signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1957 but because of his signing bonus, he had to stay in the major leagues all season. He got into 23 games with 12 at bats. He was sent to minors but never made it back to the Pirates. he played in the Pirates organization until 1965.

Bob Allietta
was drafted by the Angels in the First Round of the 1971 amateur draft. He made the Angels in 1975 and got into 21 games with one homer. After that, he played on the Astros, Orioles and Indians organizations until 1980.

Ron Fairly
played 20 years in the major leagues mostly with the Dodgers and Expos. He later became a broadcaster.

Julio Becquer
played with the Washington Senators from 1955- 1960, He belonged to three teams in 1961. He started with  the L.A. Angels for 11 games in 1961, was then sold to the Phillies but played in the minors, then a month later was sold to the Minnesota Twins.

Joe DeMaestri
came up with the White Sox in 1951 and mostly played with the Philadelphia, Kansas City Athletics in the 1950s, In 1959 he was traded to the Yankees with Roger Maris. In the 1960 World Series, Mr DeMaestri was at shortstop for the injured Tony Kubek when Bill Mazeroski hit a certain famous home run.

Gary Schlieve
is another player that former Brewers pitcher Ray Peters got in contact with. Though he never played in the major leagues, Mr Schlieve pitched in the Phillies minor league system from 1965 to 1970, he later had his own insurance agency in Wisconsin


1 comment:

  1. Pretty sure Ron Fairly was the last St. Paul Saint (version pushed out by Senators move to Minnesota in '61) active in MLB. Carl Yastrzemski was last Minneapolis Miller, I believe.