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Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Return of The Mystery Yaz Teammate!

When I first started my Yaz site way back in 1994, I briefly ran a Mystery Yaz Teammate feature. Well ... it's back!

Can you identify this fellow? Leave your guess in the comments section.

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5 Comments:

  • At 9:31 AM, Anonymous O.C.B. said…

    Is it Rico Petrocelli?

     
  • At 5:49 PM, Blogger Jim said…

    No. It definitely isn't Petrocelli BUT I'd only be guessing myself. Maybe a pitcher - the sideburns might hint at early 70s - maybe Sonny Seibert?

     
  • At 12:03 AM, Anonymous Brett said…

    Not Rico or Sonny.

    He played for the Sox from 71-77 and was a top five contender for Rookie of the Year in 71.

     
  • At 6:08 AM, Blogger Jim said…

    I don't remember Doug Griffen being that promising - but I'm leaning more towards him. It don't look like Ray Culp - who was a lot more promising.

     
  • At 8:17 PM, Blogger Brett said…

    Yup, Doug Griffin it is!

    Here are the 1971 AL Rookie of the Year voting. I believe there was a sportswriter designated with a vote for every team. No idea how Griffin got three votes!

    1 Chris Chambliss CLE 11
    2 Bill Parsons MIL 5
    3 Angel Mangual OAK 4
    4 Doug Griffin BOS 3
    5 Paul Splittorff KCR 1

     

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