Sunday, October 12, 2014

TTM Goodness: Reese, Reith, Jimenez

Calvin "Pokey" Reese was a first round draft pick for the Reds in 1991 and would debut for Cincy in 1997. His 5 years there would produce two Gold Gloves. He then spent two years in Pittsburgh and a year in Boston, where he was a member of their World Series championship squad. Signed is a 2002 Upper Deck Vintage #258.

Brian Reith was drafted by the Yankees in 1996 and would get his major league debut with the Reds in 2001. His big league career consisted of 9 starts and 64 relief appearances over three years in Cincy. Signed is a 2002 Topps Total #983.

D'Angelo Jimenez was signed out of the Dominican Republic by the Yankees in 1994 and would debut for them in 1999. He would make 6 more big league stops in the next 8 years, including a 3 year stint in Cincy, where he hit .271. Signed is a 2004 Donruss #100.

Go Reds.

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