Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Jose Rijo

Signed by the New York Yankees at age 15.
Debuted in the majors at age 18.
Traded to the A's for Rickey Henderson.
Traded to the Reds for Dave Parker.
Gave up one run in two starts in the 1990 World Series.
Won the World Series MVP.
NL Strikeout Leader.
All Star.
Received Hall of Fame votes in 2000.
Came back to play in the majors AFTER receiving HoF votes.
Won Tony Conigliaro Award.
Elected to the Reds Hall of Fame.

And, most importantly, has some terrific cardboard.

Go Reds.

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