Friday, February 22, 2008

#180 Terry Kennedy

Why this card is awesome: Because of the bonus shot of Ray Knight on the right. Knight and Kennedy were 35 and 32, respectively, in the 1988 season. It only seems like they were a combined 95 years old.

Cool stat: Here is Kennedy's performance against HOF pitchers. Nice numbers off Jenkins!


MMayes said...

I played with the reports some more. He had his most career HR's (3) off Rick Honeycutt. He was hit the most often (2 times) by Honeycutt. Nobody else hit Terry more than once.

Blake said...

In 1977, I went to see the St. Pete Cardinals play a game at Al Lang Stadium in St. Pete, Florida. After the game, they had a HR derby and Terry Kennedy was an entrant. I don't know why I remember him being in the contest..but I do. I didn't realize it at the time, but also on that team were Leon Durham and Scott Boras. Yes...the same Scott Boras (sport's agent extraordinare). I don't remember who won, but as an 11 yr old, we thought every hit was going to be a HR...most were shallow flyballs.

Andy said...

Speaking of Boras' playing career, I just finished reading Jerry Crasnick's "License to Deal", which includes a lot about Boras, playing and agent days alike.