Monday, December 22, 2014

TTM Goodness: Hume, Dickerson, Lee

Tom Hume was drafted in the first round by the Reds in 1972 and began an 8-year stint with the big league club in 1977. He was an All Star in 1982, led the NL in ERA+ in 1979 and games finished in 1980, and was named Fireman of the Year in 1980. He would spend a year in a half in Philly before rejoining the Reds in 1987 for his final season. He would then spend over a decade as the Reds' bullpen coach. Signed is a 1979 Topps #301.

Chris Dickerson was drafter by the Reds in 2003 and debuted for them in 2008, hitting .304 in 31 games. He would be with Cincy until midway through 2010 when he was sent to the Brewers. He then played for the Yankees and Orioles and spent 2014 with the Indians. Signed is a 2009 Topps #114.

Terry Lee was signed as a free agent by the Reds in 1982, and debuted for them in 1990. His big league career consisted of 28 plate appearances in 15 games over the 1990 and 1991 seasons. He would later spend time in the Twins and Indians farm system as well as an independent league before retiring in 1997. Signed is a 1991 Fleer #70.

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