Thursday, 17 March 2016
49 - Rod Beck
Back photo: The same.
Better photo?: The back of the card is more mullet-tastic than the front, and that's enough for me.
Ties to my personal collections: See Google it.
Paragraphs in wikipedia entry: 12
Wiki-facts: Was an all-star this season. Googling was far more interesting.
Google it: Helped start a (now annual) AIDS related event, "Until There's a Cure Day" with the Giants. A member of my 2/14 collection, Candice Wiggins, has appeared in ads for this organization. Her father, former MLBer Alan, died of AIDS.
How was his strike-shortened 1994? Really good, with 28 saves, and no blown saves. ERA was 2.77.
Rest in Peace: Passed away on June 23, 2007.
Birthday boy: I won't be doing this portion of the write-up for those that have passed on at the time I write their card up.
Up Next: #50 - Ken Griffey Jr Promotional Card