Thursday, February 26, 2015

Get To Know Your Reds: Part 11 - Tom Lawless

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... Tom Lawless

Born: December 19, 1956, Erie, PA
Drafted: 1978 by the Reds
Debut: 1982 with the Reds
Reds Stats: 2 seasons at OF, 92 games, 265 PA, 1 HR, 6 RBI, .224/.275/.269
Last Major League Season: 1990 with the Blue Jays

Hit a game-winning home run in the 1987 World Series
Was traded to the Expos for Pete Rose.

Played in the majors for the Reds, Expos, Cardinals, and Blue Jays.
After his playing career he managed in the minor leagues for the Angels, Cardinals, Padres, Orioles, and Astros organizations.
Was named interim manager for the Houston Astros in 2014 for 24 games.

Number of cards: 49
Number of cards as a Red: 7
Number of cards in my collection: 2 (28%)

Go Reds.

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