The St. Paul Saints have been a beloved part of the Minnesota sports community since their founding in 1993. As the Triple-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, the Saints offer fans a unique and entertaining experience at their home games at CHS Field in St. Paul.
With their fun and exciting atmosphere, the Saints have become a destination for families and baseball fans from all over the state. From the iconic pig mascot to their creative promotions, the Saints strive to give their fans an unforgettable experience.
Whether you’re a die-hard baseball fan or just looking for a fun night out, the St. Paul Saints are sure to have something for everyone.
- Byron Buxton
- Kevin Millar
- Willi Castro
- Willians Astudillo
- Leon Durham
- Danny Coulombe
- Devin Smeltzer
- Mark Contreras
- Dereck Rodríguez
- Elliot Soto
- Tony Wolters
- Grayson Greiner
- Chance Sisco
- Matt Wallner
- Juan Minaya
- George Tsamis
- Tim Beckham
- Nick Allen
- Joe Riggert
- Lute Boone
- Ed Foster
- Bruno Haas
- George Armstrong
- Marty Berghammer
- Tom Sheehan
- John Merritt
- Mark Hamburger
- Alonzo Harris
1. Byron Buxton
- All-Star (2022), Gold Glove Award (2017), Platinum Glove Award (2017)
Byron Buxton was the top prospect in baseball before having a poor 2015 season. Despite his struggles, Buxton is still one of the most talented players in the game and has potential to be an all-star outfielder.
His ability to hit for power and average makes him dangerous on both sides of the ball, making him a valuable player on any team. The Twins have high expectations for Byron Buxton in 2016 after he put together strong performances at Double-A and Triple-A last year.
If he can stay healthy, there's no reason why Byron Buxton couldn't become one of the best hitters in baseball history Byron Buxton is a talented and exciting player in the MLB. He has been an All-Star twice, won a Gold Glove Award, and Platinum Glove Award.
His batting average has been poor over the past few seasons but he still manages to produce some good numbers.
He is known for his speed on the base paths and can be very dangerous when running wild with no one catching him. It will be interesting to see what Byron Buxton does next as it seems like his career is just starting to take off.
2. Kevin Millar
- World Series champion (2004)
Millar was drafted by the Florida Marlins in the first round of the 1998 MLB draft. He made his MLB debut with them that year and played for them until 2003.
In 2004, he signed a free agent contract with the Toronto Blue Jays and enjoyed great success there, winning two MVP Awards (2005 and 2008).
After spending 2009 back in Toronto, Millar signed with the LA Dodgers for 2010 but only managed to play in 10 games before being released later that year.
Millar returned to baseball briefly in 2012 as a player-coach for Team Canada at the World Baseball Classic where they reached the semi-finals before losing to Japan.
Since then, Millar has largely retired from playing professional baseball but remains involved in team management or coaching roles on occasion Kevin Millar was drafted by the Florida Marlins in 1998 and spent three seasons with their minor league system, before joining the Boston Red Sox as a free agent in 2003.
After playing parts of four seasons with the Red Sox, Millar signed with the Baltimore Orioles in 2006 and helped lead them to their first postseason appearance since 1997.
The Blue Jays acquired Millar from the Orioles at the trade deadline in 2008, and he went on to play two more productive years for Toronto while also helping Canada win its first Olympic gold medal ever during his final season in 2009.
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3. Willi Castro
Castro was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the first round of the 2016 MLB Draft. Castro made his professional debut with the Lake County Captains in 2016.
Castro has spent the majority of his professional career with the Twins, appearing in a total of 148 games. Castro has batted .257 with 20 home runs and 85 RBI in the Major Leagues.
Castro was named to the American League All-Star Team in 2018. Castro is a switch hitter who relies on his power and speed to hit for average. Castro is a strong defensive player who has played at both second base and shortstop in the Majors.
Castro is a native of Puerto Rico who is in the process of obtaining citizenship. Castro is a long-term project for the Twins, and he is expected to continue developing in the Majors. Willi Castro made his MLB debut on August 24th for the Detroit Tigers.
Castro has a batting average of .245, and has 24 home runs and 101 runs batted in so far in his career. Castro is a left-handed hitter, and he has played for the Tigers since 2019. Castro is a Venezuelan native, and he was signed by the Tigers as an international free agent in 2018.
Castro is a versatile player, and he can play both left and right field. Castro was born on February 5th, 1999, and he will be age 20 in 2020. Castro is currently in his third season of professional baseball, and he has a lot of potential to continue to improve.
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4. Willians Astudillo
Willians Astudillo is a utility player for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks. Astudillo was born in Barcelona, Venezuela in 1991. Astudillo played for the Venezuelan national baseball team at the 2013 World Baseball Classic.
Astudillo signed with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks in 2014. Astudillo has played in Japan for the SoftBank Hawks, the Yokohama BayStars, and the Chiba Lotte Marines. Astudillo has played in the MLB for the Houston Astros and the Philadelphia Phillies.
Astudillo is a right-handed batter and right-handed pitcher. Astudillo has a batting average of .236 and a pitching average of 5.06 in the MLB.
Astudillo is a utility player who can play all three infield positions and all four outfield positions. Willians Astudillo is a talented and young player who is set to have a breakout season in 2018.
Astudillo is a hard-hitting left-handed hitter who has a good eye at the plate. He has a strong ability to get on base and score runs.
Astudillo has shown flashes of brilliance in the past, and is poised to take his game to the next level in 2018. The 22-year-old is a key part of the Twins' future, and is set to become a major contributor in the coming years.
Astudillo is a fan favorite in Minnesota, and is loved by his teammates and fans alike. He is a great role model for young players, and is always willing to help out his team.
Astudillo is a hard worker who is always looking to improve his game. He has a bright future in the MLB, and fans are eagerly awaiting his next big performance.
5. Leon Durham
- 2× All-Star (1982, 1983), Silver Slugger Award (1982)
Leon Durham was a prolific first baseman and outfielder in the Major Leagues for over 20 years. He had a lengthy career with the St. Louis Cardinals, playing for them from 1980 to 1989.
Durham was a three-time All-Star and won a Silver Slugger Award in 1988. After his playing career was over, Durham became a television color commentator. He passed away in September of 2016 at the age of 65.
Leon Durham was a prolific hitter with the St. Louis Cardinals from 1980-1989. He was a 2-time All-Star and a Silver Slugger Award winner. Durham had a batting average of .277 with 147 home runs and 530 RBI in his career.
He was a terrific leadoff hitter and was known for his speed on the bases. After playing for the Cubs and Reds, Durham signed with the Cardinals in 1989. He played his final season with the team in 1990 and retired at the end of the season.
Durham is now a broadcaster for the Cardinals and is a popular figure in the St. Louis community. He is also a member of the Cardinals Hall of Fame.
Leon Durham was a key member of the Cardinals' 1981 and 1983 World Series teams. He was also a part of the 1989 team that won the National League Championship.
6. Danny Coulombe
Coulombe was a pitcher for the Oakland Athletics and Minnesota Twins before joining the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2017 season. Coulombe throws left-handed and bats left-handed.
Coulombe was drafted by the Athletics in the sixth round of the 2009 MLB Draft. Coulombe made his MLB debut with the Athletics in 2013. Coulombe was traded to the Twins in 2015 and enjoyed a successful season with the team.
Coulombe was traded to the Cardinals in 2017 and has since been a regular member of the team. Coulombe has a 3.92 ERA in MLB, with 214 strikeouts in 213 innings. Coulombe was a part of Canada's gold medal-winning team at the 2013 World Baseball Classic.
Coulombe is married and has two children. Coulombe made his MLB debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2014. Coulombe has played for the Oakland Athletics (2015-2018) and the Minnesota Twins (2020-2022). Coulombe has a win-loss record of 9-6 and an earned run average of 3.92.
Coulombe has struck out 179 batters in his MLB career. Coulombe is a right-handed pitcher. Coulombe is 25 years old. Coulombe is from Grande Prairie, Alberta. Coulombe was drafted by the Dodgers in the fourth round of the 2014 MLB Draft. Coulombe is signed through 2022 with the Twins.
7. Devin Smeltzer
Devin Smeltzer is a right-handed pitcher for the Miami Marlins. He made his MLB debut in 2018 and has since pitched to a 3.92 ERA in 43 innings. Devin Smeltzer was drafted by the St.
Paul Saints in the third round of the 2013 MLB Draft. He made his debut with the team in 2018. Devin Smeltzer attended Voorhees High School in Voorhees, New Jersey. He was a member of the NJCAA National Champion Wildcats and was named to the All-America First Team.
Devin Smeltzer was drafted by the Miami Marlins in the third round of the 2013 MLB Draft. He made his debut with the team in 2018. Devin Smeltzer is married to the former Paige Stephenson. The couple has two children. Devin Smeltzer is a fan favorite with the Miami Marlins.
He has a strong following in South Florida and is often seen at home games. Devin Smeltzer is considered to be a top prospect in the Miami Marlins organization. He has the potential to be a frontline starter in the MLB. Devin Smeltzer is a left-handed pitcher. He throws a fastball, slider, and changeup.
Devin Smeltzer is scheduled to make his major league debut in 2019.
8. Mark Contreras
Mark Contreras is an outfielder for the Minnesota Twins. Contreras was drafted by the Twins in the second round of the 2013 MLB Draft. Contreras made his MLB debut with the Twins in 2017.
In 2018, Contreras hit .271 with 12 home runs and 53 RBIs. Contreras is a left-handed batter and right-handed thrower. Contreras is a five-time All-Star. Contreras is a five-time Gold Glove Award Winner.
Contreras is a two-time Platinum Glove Award Winner. Mark Contreras is a native of Moreno Valley, California. Mark Contreras made his MLB debut with the Minnesota Twins in 2022. Contreras has a batting average of .121 and 3 home runs in his short MLB career.
He has also scored 6 runs batted in. Contreras is a switch hitter and bats left-handed. He was born in the Dominican Republic in 1997. Contreras is currently playing for the Twins' minor league team, the Rochester Red Wings.
9. Dereck Rodríguez
Dereck Rodríguez was born on June 5, 1992 in Arlington, Texas. Rodríguez is a pitcher and has played for the San Francisco Giants, Minnesota Twins, and most recently the New York Mets.
Rodríguez has a 3.92 ERA and has completed 191 innings in his career. Rodríguez has been a part of three postseason series, all with the Giants. Rodríguez is married and has two children.
Rodríguez is a Latin American Heritage Month honoree. Rodríguez is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Rodríguez is a two-time All-Star. Rodríguez is a member of the Latin American Baseball Hall of Fame.
Rodríguez is a talented left-handed pitcher who has the potential to be one of the best in the game. Rodríguez is a Puerto Rican international player who has represented his country in the World Baseball Classic.
In 2017, Rodríguez had a breakout season, posting a 2.29 ERA and 166 strikeouts in 137 innings pitched.
Rodríguez is a left-handed pitcher who has been a mainstay on the Giants' roster since 2018. Rodríguez is a young player with a lot of potential, and he is poised to have an even better career in the future.
Rodríguez is a key part of the Giants' rotation and has the potential to lead his team to success. Rodríguez is a talented pitcher who has the ability to win games for his team.
Rodríguez is a young player who has a lot of potential, and he is poised to have an even better career in the future. Rodríguez is one of the best pitchers in the game and is destined for big things in the future.
10. Elliot Soto
Elliot Soto was originally drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the first round of the 2009 amateur draft. Soto made his professional debut with the Twins' short-season affiliate, the Gulf Coast League Twins, in 2009.
Soto was promoted to the Class A-Advanced Fort Myers Miracle in 2010 and compiled a .296 batting average with 11 home runs and 55 RBI in 119 games. In 2011, Soto was promoted to the Class AA Chattanooga Lookouts and posted a .291 batting average with 15 home runs and 72 RBI in 131 games.
Soto was called up to the major leagues for the first time on September 11, 2011. Soto made his major league debut that day and recorded two hits in a 6-1 victory over the New York Yankees.
Soto was called up again on September 25, 2011 and played in his first game that day, recording an RBI single in a 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics.
Soto was optioned back to Chattanooga on October 2, 2011 and was recalled again on November 5. Soto was designated for assignment on December 3, 2011 and was traded to the Seattle Mariners on December 8 in exchange for cash considerations.
Soto played for the Mariners from 2012 to 2016 and compiled a .260 batting average with 22 home runs and 92 RBI in 247 games.
Soto was traded to the Albuquerque Isotopes of the Pacific Coast League in 2017 and compiled a .292 batting average with 18 home runs and 73 RBI in 105 games.
Soto was traded to the San Francisco Giants on July 31, 2018 and played in 45 games for the Giants, batting .209 with one home run and five RBI. Soto was traded to the Cleveland Indians on December 11, 2018 and was released on March 28, 2019.
11. Tony Wolters
Wolters attended the University of Utah where he played college baseball for the Utah Utes. He was drafted by the Rockies in the fourth round of the 2012 MLB draft.
Wolters made his MLB debut in 2016 and has played in 203 games over the past three seasons, recording a .253 batting average with nine home runs and 53 RBIs. Wolters will represent the Rockies in the 2017 Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
Wolters married his wife, Ashleigh, in November of 2016. Wolters is a catcher and is known for his strong throwing arm.
Wolters has been a member of the Rockies since 2016 and is considered one of the team's key players. Wolters is a two-time All-Star and was named to the National League All-Star team in 2016.
Wolters is a devout Mormon and has spoken about his faith in the past. Wolters is scheduled to become a free agent at the end of the 2017 season.
12. Grayson Greiner
Greiner was drafted by the Twins in the fourth round of the 2012 draft. Greiner played collegiately at South Carolina. Greiner made his professional debut in 2013 with the Gulf Coast Twins.
Greiner was called up to the Twins in 2016. Greiner played in 131 games for the Twins in 2018 and batted .278/.339/.428 with six home runs and 23 RBI. Greiner was traded to the Tigers in 2019.
Greiner has played in 522 games over the course of his career, batting .276 with 185 hits, 39 doubles, 12 triples, 63 home runs, and 248 RBI. Greiner is a switch-hitter who primarily bats right-handed.
Greiner is a free agent after the 2019 season. Grayson Greiner made his MLB debut for the Detroit Tigers in 2018. Grayson Greiner has struggled at the plate, batting just .201 with 9 home runs and 46 RBIs in 146 games.
Grayson Greiner is a versatile player, able to play all three outfield positions. Grayson Greiner is a hard worker, and he is looking to improve his batting average in the future. Grayson Greiner is a young player with a lot of potential, and he is looking to continue to develop his skills in the MLB.
Grayson Greiner is a versatile player that can play all three outfield positions. Grayson Greiner is a hard worker with a lot of potential. Grayson Greiner is a young player with a lot of potential. Grayson Greiner is a versatile player that can play all three outfield positions.
13. Chance Sisco
- Baltimore Orioles (2017–2021)
- New York Mets (2021)
- Major League Baseball (MLB)
Chance Sisco is a catcher in the MLB who is currently with the Minnesota Twins. Chance Sisco was drafted in the 3rd round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Minnesota Twins.
Chance Sisco made his MLB debut in 2018 with the Minnesota Twins. Chance Sisco has been relatively successful in his MLB career, batting .236 with 26 home runs and 79 RBIs in 463 games.
Chance Sisco is known for his good defensive skills behind the plate. Chance Sisco is also a good hitter, batting over .
300 in his minor league career. Chance Sisco is considered to be a long-term player in the MLB, with potential to improve his batting and defensive skills over time.
Chance Sisco is a devout Christian and often speaks about his faith in interviews. Chance Sisco is married and has two children. Chance Sisco made his MLB debut with the Baltimore Orioles in September of 2017.
In his debut season, Chance hit .197 with 16 home runs and 54 RBIs. Chance is a switch-hitter and primarily bats left-handed.
Chance is only 23 years old and has a lot of potential in the MLB. Chance is a versatile player and can play both first and second base.
Chance is signed through the 2021 season and has potential to improve in the future. Chance is a fun player to watch and has a lot of energy on the field. Chance is a great role model for young baseball players.
Chance is a great player to have on your team and is always willing to hustle.
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14. Matt Wallner
Wallner was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 2018 MLB Draft. Wallner played in the minor leagues with the Chattanooga Lookouts, Rochester Red Wings, and St.
Paul Saints. Wallner made his MLB debut with the Twins in September of 2018. Wallner hit .263 with six home runs and 20 RBI in 131 games with the Twins in 2018. Wallner is expected to compete for a spot in the Twins' outfield in 2019.
Wallner is a left-handed hitter and throws right-handed. Wallner is a Minnesota native and attended Forest Lake High School. Wallner is a member of the United States national baseball team. Wallner is a 2017 Rawlings Gold Glove Award nominee.
Matt Wallner made his MLB debut with the Minnesota Twins in 2022. Wallner is a .228 hitter with 2 home runs and 10 RBIs in 22 games. Wallner is a left-handed batter and throws right-handed. Wallner was born in San Diego, California, in 2027. Wallner is a second baseman and is currently on the Twins' roster.
15. Juan Minaya
Juan Minaya is a pitcher for the St. Paul Saints in the American Association. He has played for the Mets, Cardinals, and Marlins. Minaya has a career record of 66-74 with a 4.06 ERA.
He was voted to the All-Star Game in 2016. Minaya has also won a Gold Glove Award. He was born in Maimón, Dominican Republic. Minaya is a free agent. Juan Minaya was the General Manager of the Chicago White Sox from 2016-2019.
He was responsible for the White Sox' successful season in 2018, which ended in the team making the playoffs.
Juan Minaya was formerly the GM of the Twins, where he oversaw the team's worst season in franchise history. He is a Cuban-born baseball executive who has worked in the majors for over 20 years.
Juan Minaya is a hard-working executive who is known for his strategic thinking in baseball. He is a key figure in the MLB's international development program and has played a major role in bringing Cuban players to the U.S. Juan Minaya is a respected figure in baseball and is known for his communicative style.
He is a polarizing figure in baseball, with some people praising his work in building successful teams, while others criticize him for his decision-making. Juan Minaya is a well-respected GM in the MLB and is considered one of the best in the business.
16. George Tsamis
George Tsamis is one of the most successful pitchers in Kane County Cougars history. Tsamis has a record of 207-158 in six seasons with the Cougars, winning two division titles and making three appearances in the playoffs.
Tsamis was drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 6th round of the 1992 amateur draft. He made his professional debut with the rookie level Gulf Coast League Devil Rays and made three appearances before being traded to the Cougars.
Tsamis is known for his strong control and ability to induce ground balls. He has a career earned run average of 3.06 and has struck out more than 1,000 batters in his six seasons. Tsamis is a two-time American League All-Star and was voted the Most Outstanding Pitcher in the American League in 2004.
Tsamis announced his retirement from professional baseball after the 2006 season. He currently serves as the manager of the Kane County Cougars.
17. Tim Beckham
Beckham was a highly touted prospect when he entered the majors with the Orioles in 2011. He showed potential as an impact player, but injuries derailed his career.
Beckham is a free agent this offseason and is looking for a new opportunity. He has played in the majors for six seasons and has a .256 batting average with 32 home runs and 160 RBIs.
Beckham is a powerful hitter with good speed. He could be a valuable addition to any team. Beckham was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays with the 9th overall pick in the 2013 MLB Draft.
Beckham had a successful rookie season, hitting .246 with 63 home runs and 199 RBIs. Beckham was traded to the Baltimore Orioles in 2017, and had another successful season, hitting .276 with 24 home runs and 92 RBIs.
Beckham was traded to the Seattle Mariners in 2019, and had a disappointing season, hitting .230 with 6 home runs and 31 RBIs. Beckham was traded to the Minnesota Twins in 2022, and had a successful season, hitting .278 with 18 home runs and 60 RBIs.
18. Nick Allen
Nick Allen was a catcher in the MLB for nine seasons. He is best remembered for his work with the Boston Red Sox in the 1920s. Allen was also a successful pitcher, winning 116 games in his career.
He died in 1939 at the age of 51. Nick Allen was born on May 1st, 1914 in Buffalo, New York. He played his first professional baseball game with the Buffalo Buffeds in 1914. Allen played with the Cubs from 1916-1920 and the Reds from 1918-1920.
Allen had an average batting average of .232 and an on-base percentage of .288. He had 36 runs batted in during his career. Allen died on October 2nd, 1920 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Allen was a member of the American Legion during World War II. Allen's legacy is remembered through the Nick Allen Award, which is given annually to the most outstanding pitcher in the Midwest League.
Allen was inducted into the Buffalo Baseball Hall of Fame in 1978.
19. Joe Riggert
Joe Riggert was a key player on the Kansas City Athletics dynasty of the 1930s. Riggert was a versatile player who could bat left or right, and throw right-handed.
He led the American League in home runs three times, and was the MVP of the 1934 and 1935 seasons. Riggert was a key player in the Athletics' long championship drought, which ended with their victory in the 1955 World Series.
Riggert finished his career with 2,611 total hits, including 1,545 doubles and 1,857 RBI. Riggert was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971. Riggert died in 1973 at the age of 86. Joe Riggert was one of the most successful players in Red Sox history.
He played for the team from 1911-1919, and batted an average of .240 with 8 home runs and 44 RBIs. Riggert was a switch hitter who hit for power both as a left fielder and as a right fielder. He was a very durable player, playing in over 1,000 games in his career.
Riggert was one of the most popular players on the Red Sox, and was well-loved by his fans. He retired from playing after the 1919 season, and later served as Boston's manager. Riggert was inducted into the Red Sox Hall of Fame in 1962. He died in 1978 at the age of 87.
Joe Riggert was a very respected player and ambassador for the Red Sox. He will always be remembered as one of the team's all-time greats.
20. Lute Boone
Lute Boone was one of the most prolific and successful infielders in baseball history, playing in over 2,000 games during a 12-year career. He was a three-time All-Star and won three Gold Glove Awards.
Boone was known for his powerful batting and throwing abilities, and was a key part of the Pittsburgh Pirates' World Series-winning teams in 1925 and 1927. Boone retired from baseball in 1930, but later came out of retirement to play for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1941.
He died in 1982 at the age of 92. Boone was drafted by the Yankees in the 4th round of the 1912 draft. Boone made his MLB debut with the Yankees in 1913. Boone played for the Yankees until 1916. Boone then played for the Pirates until 1918. Boone had a batting average of .209 and 6 home runs in his MLB career.
Boone is most famous for his performance in the 1919 World Series with the Yankees. Boone died in 1978 at the age of 80.
21. Ed Foster
Ed Foster was a pitcher who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1908 to 1912. Foster was one of the most successful pitchers in Pirates history, winning 143 games.
He also led the team in strikeouts twice and in complete games once. Foster was killed in a car accident in 1929. His death was a major shock to the baseball world, and helped to create a more serious attitude towards safety in the game.
Foster is remembered as one of the most talented pitchers in Pittsburgh Pirates history. Foster was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1884. Foster began his professional career with the Cleveland Naps in 1908, and went on to have a successful MLB career.
Foster won his only MLB game in 1908, and finished his career with a 1-0 record. Foster had a 2.14 earned run average in his career, and struck out 11 batters in 10 innings. Foster is best known for his playing time with the Cleveland Naps, where he was a key contributor.
Foster died in 1952, and is buried in Cleveland's Lake View Cemetery. Foster is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, and was inducted in 1954.
Foster's legacy lives on in the form of the Ed Foster Award, which is given annually to the MLB player who best exemplifies the character and spirit of Ed Foster.
Foster was an All-Star in both 1909 and 1910, and was also a member of the American League's All-Star team in 1911.
22. Bruno Haas
- Holds major league record for most batters walked in one game (15, tied)
Bruno Haas was a pitcher in the MLB for over 20 years. He is best known for his time with the Philadelphia Athletics. He was a two-time All-Star and won a World Series with Philadelphia in 1929.
After his time with the Athletics, Haas played for the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. He died in 1952 at the age of 61. Bruno Haas was a pitcher in the early 1900s and had a record of 0-1 with 7 strikeouts in 7 innings pitched.
He was part of the Philadelphia Athletics in 1915 and had a record of 0-1 with 7 strikeouts in 7 innings pitched. He holds the record for most batters walked in one game (15). He had a career ERA of 11.93. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1980.
He is considered one of the great pitchers of the early 1900s.
23. George Armstrong
George Armstrong was a catcher in the major leagues for over 20 years. He was known for his strong throwing arm and strong defensive skills. He was a three-time All-Star and won a Silver Slugger award in 1967.
He died of a heart attack in 1993 at the age of 69. George Armstrong was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 26, 1946. Armstrong made his major league debut with the Philadelphia Athletics in 1946, and was a fixture in the team's lineup for six seasons.
Armstrong was a .167 hitter with zero home runs and zero RBIs in his career. Armstrong was a consistent hitter, batting over .200 in six of his seven seasons in the majors. Armstrong was released by the Athletics in June of 1946, and never played in the majors again.
Armstrong played in the minor leagues for six more seasons after his major league career ended, and retired in 1960.
Armstrong is considered one of the better second basemen in baseball history, and is still remembered by Philadelphia fans. Armstrong is currently a Phillies ambassador and a part of the team's front office.
Armstrong has been inducted into the Philadelphia Baseball Hall of Fame and the Minor League Baseball Hall of Fame.
24. Marty Berghammer
Marty Berghammer was a shortstop who played in the MLB for 15 seasons. He was a good fielder and had a good batting average. He was born in 1888 in Elliott, Pennsylvania.
Berghammer died in 1957 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Marty Berghammer was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1911. Marty Berghammer made his MLB debut with the Chicago White Sox in 1941.
Berghammer played for the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Rebels before retiring in 1945. Berghammer had a batting average of .233 and 52 runs batted in in his MLB career. Marty Berghammer died in 2003 at the age of 91.
25. Tom Sheehan
Tom Sheehan was a pitcher and manager in the MLB for over thirty years. He began his career with the Philadelphia Athletics and played with them until 1934.
He then spent five seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals before retiring. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1951. He lived in Chillicothe, Ohio until his death in 1982.
Sheehan is remembered as one of the great pitchers in MLB history. He was a three time All-Star and won the World Series with the Cardinals in 1934. He is also remembered for his personality and leadership on the field.
Sheehan was a great ambassador for baseball and was known for his relaxed style of play. Sheehan was a pioneer in the role of manager in MLB and helped to change the way the game was played. Tom Sheehan was a catcher in the MLB for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1925-1926.
He had a 17-39 record as a player and a 4.00 ERA as a pitcher. He was also a manager for the San Francisco Giants from 1960-1961. Tom Sheehan passed away in 2006 at the age of 92.
26. John Merritt
John Merritt was an outfielder who played for the Detroit Tigers in the early 1920s. He was born in Tupelo, Mississippi in 1894 and died in 1955. He was a switch hitter and batted right-handed.
He was known for his speed and his ability to hit home runs. He was a key member of the Tigers' World Series team in 1932 and was also a member of the team that won the American League Championship in 1932 and 1933.
He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1954. He was a good friend of Babe Ruth and the two of them were often seen together on the field. He was a great contributor to the Tigers' success and is considered one of the team's all-time greats.
He is a significant figure in baseball history and his legacy will always be remembered. Merritt made his MLB debut for the New York Giants on September 27, 1913.
He would play only one game for the Giants and would be released after the game. Merritt would go on to play for the Philadelphia Phillies and the Washington Senators before retiring in 1920.
Merritt was a hitter and had no RBIs or home runs in his MLB career. He was a below-average fielder and was often criticized for his lack of speed. Merritt was born in 1882 and died in 1942.
Throughout his career, Merritt was known for his powerful batting average. Merritt is one of only a few players in MLB history to have a batting average over .400. Merritt is also one of only three players in MLB history to have a batting average over .500.
27. Mark Hamburger
Mark Hamburger is a pitcher who has played for the Milwaukee Brewers and Toronto Blue Jays. He was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the first round of the 2007 MLB draft.
He made his MLB debut with the Brewers in 2009. He was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays in 2013.
He has played in 269 games over his career, recording a record of 62-60. He has a 3.02 ERA and has struck out 724 batters in 872 innings.
Hamburger has played in the All-Star Game in 2011 and 2013. He is a right-handed pitcher. Hamburger is married and has two children.
Mark Hamburger made his MLB debut on August 31, 2011, for the Texas Rangers. Hamburger had a record of 1-0 with a 4.50 ERA in six appearances for the Rangers.
Hamburger is a left-handed pitcher and was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 6th round of the 2007 MLB Draft. Hamburger was traded to Texas in the offseason of 2012.
Hamburger is currently a free agent and is seeking a new team. Hamburger is a potential free agent target for the Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Reds, and Los Angeles Angels.
28. Alonzo Harris
- High school: Gadsden (AL) City
- College: Louisiana–Lafayette
- Position: Running back
- Undrafted: 2015
- Green Bay Packers (2015), Baltimore Ravens (2015)*
- * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
- Rushing attempts: 4, Rushing yards: 19, Rushing touchdowns: 0
- Rushing attempts: 4
- Rushing yards: 19
- Rushing touchdowns: 0
Alonzo Harris was born in Birmingham, Alabama on November 9, 1992. Harris attended high school at Gadsden (AL) City and played college football at Louisiana–Lafayette.
Harris was undrafted in the 2015 NFL Draft and signed with the Miami Dolphins as a free agent. Harris was released by the Dolphins in September of that year and signed with the Indianapolis Colts.
Harris was waived by the Colts in October and signed with the Baltimore Ravens. Harris was released by the Ravens in November and signed with the 49ers. Harris was waived by the 49ers in December and signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Harris was released by the Buccaneers in January and signed with the Raiders. Harris was waived by the Raiders in February and signed with the Titans. Alonzo Harris played college football at Louisiana–Lafayette where he was a starter for the Lousiana Ragin' Cajuns from 2012 to 2014.
He was not drafted in the 2015 NFL Draft, but signed with the Miami Dolphins as a free agent. He was released by the Dolphins in September of that year and signed with the Indianapolis Colts.
He was waived by the Colts in October and signed with the Baltimore Ravens. He was released by the Ravens in November and signed with the 49ers.
He was waived by the 49ers in December and signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was released by the Buccaneers in January and signed with the Raiders. He was waived by the Raiders in February and signed with the Titans.
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