Monday, February 11, 2008

#129 Greg Minton



Why this card is awesome: Because Minton looks incredibly gruff in this photo. Unshaven, hair sticking out of his hat, although his facial expression looks like he just got some bad news.

Cool stat: Minton was a damn fine relief pitcher. Since 1901, he's one of just 23 relief pitchers with at least 4 seasons of 90+ IP and an ERA+ of 130 or better.


5 comments:

Matt said...

Topps photographer: Mr. Minton, please look over here for your photo. Before we take it though, we reget to inform you that the raisins on that danish you just ate were actually rat droppings. Sorry.

Andy said...

LAUGH!!

MMayes said...

I love it when relief pitchers homer. His was off Gene Garber at The Launching Pad in Atlanta.

Andy said...

Neat...I just made a list of all relief pitchers to homer since 1957. Find the post about it here:

http://www.baseball-reference.com/sotd/archives/580

Matthew R said...

Greg just doesn't look right in an Angels uniform