Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Get To Know Your Reds: Part 21 - John Stuper

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 Stuper

Born: May 9, 1957, Butler, Pennsylvania
Drafted: 1978 by the Pirates
Debut: 1982 with the Cardinals
Reds Debut: 1985, acquired via trade
Reds Stats: 1 season at SP/RP, 33 games, 13 starts, 99 IP, 38 strikeouts, 4.55 ERA, 8-5 record
Final Major League Season: 1985 with the Reds

Won World Series game as a rookie with the Cardinals in 1982 (complete game).
Played in the majors for the Cardinals and Reds, but also spent time with the Pirates, Brewers, and Expos.
Became head coach of the Yale baseball team in 1993. He is entering his 23rd season as their coach.
Ranks 2nd in all-time wins for Yale as a head coach.

Number of cards: 24
Number of cards as a Red: 4
Number of cards in my collection:  4 (100% - Woo!)

Go Reds.

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