Monday, 12 March 2018
90 - Rob Deer
Back photo: Diving.
Better photo?: Considering he was more known for his slugging capabilities, the second photo is better. Since they both appear to be from the same game, due to the outfield wall, there's chance that this, like the previous card are both from the same sequence.
Ties to my personal collections: None.
Paragraphs in wikipedia entry: 6
Wiki-facts: "Deer held the American League record for strikeouts in a season (186 strikeouts in 1987) until being passed by Jack Cust in 2008"
Google it: Has a baseball camp.
How was his stike shortened 1994? Played with the Hanshin Tigers.
Birthday boy: September 29, 1960. Also born that date was John Paxson, who picked up a trio of NBA Championships in the early 90s with the Bulls. The world of wrestling can claim David Sammartino.
Up Next: 91 - Jim Deshaies