Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Get To Know Your Reds: Part 10 - John Powers

According to Baseball Reference there have been 1,891 different players who got into a major league game as a Cincinnati Red/Red Stocking/Redleg as of the end of the 2014 season. So I threw them all into a randomizer and off we go.

Get To Know... John Powers


Born: July 8, 1929, Birmingham, Alabama
Signed: 1949 by the Red Sox
Debut: 1955 with the Pirates
Reds Debut: 1959,  acquired via trade
Reds Stats: 1 season at OF, 43 games, 47 PA, 2 HR, 4 RBI, .256/.319/.488
Last Major League Season: 1960 with the Indians

Hit 298 minor league home runs.
Played in the majors for the Pirates, Reds, Orioles, and Indians.
Also played in the minors for the Red Sox, Mets, and Giants.
Card lists him as 'First Base-Outfield' though he never played first base in his 6-year career.

Number of cards: 10
Number of cards as a Red: 3
Number of cards in my collection: 1 (33%)

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