Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Get To Know Your Reds - Part 46: Mel Behney

According to Baseball Reference there have been 1,916 different players who got into a major league game as a Cincinnati Red/Red Stocking/Redleg as of the end of the 2015 season. So I threw them all into a randomizer and off we go.

Get To Know... Mel Behney

Born: September 2, 1947, Newark, New Jersey
Drafted: 1968, by the Reds
Debut: 1970, with the Reds
Career Stats: 5 games in 1970, 1 start, 10 IP, 2 K's, 0-2 record, 4.50 ERA.

Named to the All-Big Ten team at Michigan State in 1968.
Drafted by the Astros at age 18 and the Tigers at age 20, but signed with neither.
Won 53 minor league games, 44 with Cincy and 9 with Boston.
3x Minor League All Star.

Number of cards: 5
Number of cards as a Red: 4
Number of cards in my collection: 2 (50%)

Go Reds.

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