Monday, April 14, 2008

#357 Floyd Bannister

Why this card is awesome: Because what a poor bastard Bannister was. Look at all the crappy teams he was on.

Bannister is the father of current pitcher Brian Bannister, who looks like he has a shot to be even better than his dad was.

Cool stat: Bannister never got a lot of press, but he was one of the more reliable starters of the 1980s. From 1980 to 1988, he and Dave Stieb led with 4 seasons with 200 IP and an ERA+ of 120.

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