Saturday, April 11, 2015

Get To Know Your Reds: Part 23 - Chuck McElroy

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... Chuck McElroy

Born: October 1, 1967, Port Arthur, Texas
Drafted: 1986 by the Phillies
Debut: 1989 with the Phillies
Reds Debut: 1994, acquired via trade
Reds Stats: 3 seasons at RP, 108 games, 110.1 IP, 78 K, 4.16 ERA. 5 saves 6-6 record
Final Major League Season: 2001 with the Padres

Played for the Phillies, Cubs, Reds, Angels, White Sox, Rockies, Mets, Orioles, and Padres.
Placed 5th in Rookie of the Year voting in 1991.
His son, C.J., was drafted by the Cardinals in 2011.
Top ten in games pitched 4 times.

Number of cards: 99
Number of cards as a Red: 15
Number of cards in my collection: 12 (80%)

Go Reds.

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