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Opening Day Lineups Since 1965

Opening Day Lineups April 22, 1966 vs. Buffalo April 27, 1967 vs.Toronto

April 17, 1965 vs.Toronto Horace Clark............... 2B Mike Hegan................ 1B Lee Scott.................. 3B Elvio Jimenez............... RF Jake Gibbs................. C Ron Solomini.............. LF Roger Repoz............... CF Don Wallace............... SS Jack Cullen................. P

Mike Hegan............... 1B Tom Martz................ LF Art Lopez.................. CF Archie Moore............... RF Mike Ferraro................. 3B Bob Schmidt.............. C Chet Trail................. 2B Joe Faraci................. SS Bill Stafford................. P

Wayne Comer............... Tom Matchick................ Lenny Green................ Don Pepper............... Wayne Redmond............ Dave Wissman.............. Dave Campbell.............. Bill Fulk.................... Pat Dobson.................

April 20, 1968 at Louisville Wayne Comer............... CF Marty Richardson........... 2B Lenny Green................ LF Mike Derrick............... RF Don Pepper.............. 1B Ike Brown............... 3B Junior Lopez.............. SS Arlo Brunsburg............... C Mike Marshall............... P

April 19, 1969 at Tidewater Marty Richardson........... 2B Fred Moulder.............. SS Wayne Redmond............. CF Mike Derrick............... 1B Barry Morgan.............. LF Ike Brown............... 3B Tony Torchia.............. RF Hector Valle............... C Bob Gilhooley............... DH Tom Timmerman............ P

April 17, 1970 at Richmond Paul Pavelko.............. CF Tim Marting.............. 2B Wayne Redmond............ RF George Kalafatis............. 1B Junior Lopez.............. 3B Fred Moulder............... SS Fred Waocott.............. LF Hector Valle............... C Les Cain................... P

April 16, 1971 at Richmond Chuck Scrivener............. SS Wayne Comer.............. CF Paul Jata................... LF George Kalafatis............. 1B Russ Nagelson.............. RF Tim Marting................ 3B Ken Szotkiewicz............ 2B Tim Hosley................. C Bill Denehy.................. P

April 14, 1972 at Richmond John Knox................. 2B Wayne Comer.............. LF Bob Molarino................ RF Tim Hosley.................. C Rich Leon................... 1B Ike Blessitt................ CF Ken Szotkiewicz............ 3B John Gamble................. SS Bob Ware.................... P

April 13, 1973 at Tidewater John Knox................. 2B Wayne Comer.............. LF Smokey Robinson........... RF John Young................. DH Reggie Sanders.............. 1B Dick Sharon................. CF Chuck Scrivener............. 3B Tom Veryzer............... SS Dave Fore................... C Joe Niekro.................. P

April 19, 1974 at Memphis Nellie Garcia................. CF Alan Bannister.............. SS Jay Johnstone................ LF Jerry Martin.................. RF Ron Clark................... 3B Dane Iorg.................... 1B Tom Silcato................. 2B Larry Cox................. C Erskine Thomason........... P

April 12, 1975 at Charleston Fred Andrews.............. 2B Lupe Chavez................ SS Jerry Martin................ CF Dave Schneck.............. RF Dick Wissel.................. LF Dane Iorg.................... 1B Blas Santana................. 3B Bill Nahoradny............. C George Culver.............. P

April 15, 1977 at Richmond Alfredo Griffin............... SS Dave Oliver.................. 2B Orlando Gonzales............ RF Wayne Cage................. 1B Rich Guerra................ DH Ron Hassey................. 3B Vassie Gardner............... LF Bobby Thompson............ CF Lou Isaac.................... C Tom Bruno.................. P

April 14, 1978 at Columbus Dale Solderholm............ SS Gary Ward.................. LF Rick Sofield................ RF Danny Graham.............. 3B Tom Kelly................... 1B John Pittman................. DH Dave Edwards............... CF Sam Perlozzo................ 2B Sal Butera.................... C Kevin Stanfield.............. P

April 16, 1976 at Memphis Dave Oliver................. 2B Hugh Yancy.................. 3B Tommy Smith............... CF Joe Lis....................... 1B Orlando Gonzales........... RF Vassie Gardner.............. LF Jim Norris.................. DH Rick Cerone............... C Tom McMillan............... SS Steve Kline.................. P April 11, 1979 at Richmond Frank Vilorio................ 2B Gary Ward.................. CF Danny Graham............. 1B Dave Coleman.............. RF Jesus Vega................... DH Archie Amerson.............. LF Dave Engle................. 3B Wayne Caughey.............. SS Ray Smith.................... C Paul Thormodsgard.......... P

April 16, 1980 at Richmond Kurt Seibert................ 2B Johnny Walker............... SS Randy Bush................. LF Tom Chism.................. 1B Jesus Vega................... DH Greg Johnston.............. CF Dave Engle................. RF Les Pearsey................. 3B Ray Smith.................... C Alberto Williams............ P

April 10, 1981 vs. Richmond Ron Washington............ 3B Johnny Walker............... SS Kelly Snider................. 1B Jesus Vega.................. DH Mark Funderburk............ LF Steve Herz................. C K.C. Chauncey.............. CF Doc Estes................... RF Kurt Seibert................ 2B Bob Veselic.................. P

April 13, 1982 at Charleston Andre David................ CF Rick Sofield.................. RF Kelly Snider................. DH Tim Laudner................. C Randy Bush................ LF Boomer Wells............... 1B Mike Sodders.............. 3B Rod Booker................... 2B Ivan Mesa.................... SS Don Cooper................. P

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CF SS LF 1B RF 3B 2B C P


Opening Day Lineups Since 1965 (cont.) April 12, 1983 at Richmond Mike Hart.................. RF Darrell Brown............... CF Randy Johnson.............. DH Jesus Vega................. 1B Dave Baker.................. 3B Andre David............... LF Tim Teufel.................. 2B Stine Poole................. C Greg Gagne............... SS Jim Lewis................... P

April 10, 1984 vs.Tidewater Tack Wilson.................. DH Mike Hart.................. RF Kirby Puckett.............. CF Andre David................. LF Dave Baker.................. 1B Greg Gagne............... 3B Ray Smith.................. C Steve Lombardozzi.......... 2B Alvaro Espinoza............ SS Brad Havens................. P

April 10, 1985 vs. Pawtucket Mike Hart.................. RF Steve Lombardozzi.......... 3B Al Woods.................... LF Scott Ullger................. 1B Andre David................. DH Greg Howe................. CF Jeff Reed.................... C Houston Jiminez.......... 2B Alvaro Espinoza............ SS Mark Portugal.............. P

April 11, 1986 at Pawtucket Alex Marte.................. LF Mario Ramirez............... 2B Mark Davidson............. CF Mark Funderburk............ DH Scott Ullger................. 1B Marty Castillo.............. 3B Andre David.................. RF Pat Dempsey................. C Alvaro Espinoza............. SS Mark Portugal............... P

April 10, 1987 vs. Pawtucket Scott Earl.................. SS Scott Lusader............... RF Tim Tolman................ 1B Bruce Fields................ DH German Rivera.............. 3B Rey Palicios................. C Billy Bean.................. CF Jim Walewander............. 2B Fred Tiburcio................ LF Don Heinkel............... P

April 7, 1988 at Syracuse Scott Lusader................ Doug Strange............... Jeff Reynolds............... Billy Bean.................. Mike Brown................ Chris Hoiles................. Pete Rice.................. Pedro Chavez.............. Benny Ruiz.................. Eric King...................

April 5, 1989 vs.Tidewater Milt Cuyler................ CF Pat Austin................... 2B Doug Strange.............. 3B David Griffin............... 1B Larry See................... LF Delwyn Young............... DH Leo Garcia................... RF Jeff Datz...................... C Jim Walewander............ SS Dave Palmer................ P

April 6, 1990 at Tidewater Lavel Freeman.............. RF Travis Fryman............... SS Scott Lusadar............... CF Jim Lindeman............... 1B Shawn Hare................. LF Domingo Michel........... DH Torey Luvullo.............. 2B Phil Clark................... C Dean Decillis............... 3B Dennis Burtt................ P

April 10, 1991 vs.Tidewater Johnny Paredes............. 2B Curt Ford................... CF Shawn Hare................. LF Skeeter Barnes.............. RF Rico Brogna................. 1B Mitch Lyden................ DH Scott Livingstone.......... 3B Rich Rowand................ C Karl Allaire.................. SS Scott Aldred................. P

April 9, 1992 at Tidewater Greg Smith................ 2B Victor Rosario.............. SS Shawn Hare................ LF Rich Rowland............... C Steve Carter............... RF Riccardo Ingram........... DH Rico Brogna................ 1B Jody Hurst................. CF Karl Allaire................. 3B Greg Gohr.................. P

April 8, 1993 vs. Norfolk Ted Williams............... Johnny Paredes............ Shawn Hare................ Rich Rowland............... Ivan Cruz.................. Rico Brogna................ Jody Hurst................. Bob Reimink............... Chris Gomez............... Buddy Groom...............

CF 2B RF C DH 1B LF 3B SS P

April 7, 1994 at Richmond Skeeter Barnes............. CF Jeff Kunkel.................. SS Shawn Hare................. LF Alan Zinter................. DH Ivan Cruz.................... 1B Steve Springer.............. 3B John Flaherty............... C Bobby Higginson........... RF Jim Givens.................. 2B Sean Bergman............... P

April 6, 1995 vs. Pawtucket Tarrik Brock............... RF Kirk Mendenhall........... SS Tim Leiper................. 3B Ivan Cruz................... 1B Derrick White............. DH Rob Lukachyk.............. LF Justin Mashore............. CF Pete Gonzalez.............. C Joe Delli Carri............. 2B Pat Ahearne................. P April 11, 1998 at Indianapolis Pedro Swann............... LF Earl Johnson............... CF Andy Tomberlin............ RF Tim Belk................... 1B Jesse Ibarra................ DH Gabe Alvarez............... 3B Joe Siddall.................. C Luis Garcia................. SS Richard Almanzar........... 2B Denny Harriger............. P

April 4, 1996 at Norfolk Brian Kowitz.............. RF Steve Rodriguez........... 2B Tim Hyers................. LF Tony Clark................. 1B Micah Franklin............. DH Phil Hiatt.................. 3B Raul Casanova.............. C Duane Singleton........... CF Fausto Cruz................ SS Justin Thompson............ P April 8, 1999 at Indianapolis Kimera Bartee............. CF Jose Macias................. 2B Gabe Alvarez............... 3B Bob Hamelin............... 1B Dave McCarty.............. LF Jim Bonnici................. DH Ricky Cradel................ RF Jason Maxwell.............. SS Joe Siddall.................. C Matt Drews................ P

April 3, 1997 vs. Ottawa Kimera Bartee............ CF Steve Rodriguez............ 3B Raul Casanova............... C Tim Hyers.................. 1B Joe Hall.................... LF Frank Catalanotto.......... 2B Tony Mitchell.............. RF Dave Hajek................ DH Ray Holbert................ SS Brian Barnes............... P April 6, 2000 vs. Charlotte Jose Macias................ CF Jesus Azuaje................ SS Billy McMillon............. LF Javier Cardona............. C Gabe Alvarez................ 3B Chris Wakeland............. RF Rob Sasser.................. 1B Eric Gillespie.............. DH Tilson Brito................ 2B Dave Borkowski........... P

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CF 3B 1B RF LF C DH 2B SS P


Opening Day Lineups Since 1965 (cont.) April 5, 2001 at Indianapolis Pedro Santana............ 2B Jermaine Allensworth..... CF Chris Wakeland........... RF Dusty Allen.............. DH Randall Simon............ 1B Carlos Mendez........... C Kurt Bierek.............. LF Tom Evans............... 3B Giomar Guevara......... SS Adam Bernero........... P

April 4, 2002 at Louisville Andres Torres............. CF Omar Infante.............. SS Ryan Jackson............... RF Craig Monroe............. DH Eric Munson............... 1B Chad Alexander............ LF Craig Wilson............... 3B Brandon Inge............... C Oscar Salazar............... 2B Tim Kalita................. P

April 8, 2004 vs. Durham Rich Gomez.............. Warren Morris............. Danny Klassen............. Jason Smith................ Marcus Thames............. Andy Barkett............... Ben Petrick................. Guillermo Rodriguez...... Nook Logan................ Pat Ahearne.................

April 7, 2005 at Durham Curtis Granderson......... Ryan Raburn................ Marcus Thames............ Mike Hessman............ Sandy Martinez............. Chris Shelton............... Alexis Gomez............... Gookie Dawkins............ Jack Hannahan............... Kenny Baugh...............

DH 2B SS 3B RF 1B LF C CF P

April 5, 2007 at Louisville Kevin Hooper............... 2B Timo Perez................ RF Ryan Raburn.............. LF Chris Shelton................ 1B David Espinosa............. DH Mike Hessman............... 3B Ramon Santiago.............. SS Brent Clevlen............. CF Dane Sardinha............. C Zach Miner................ P

April 3, 2003 vs. Louisville Andres Torres............. CF Danny Klassen............. SS Craig Monroe.............. LF Kevin Witt................. 3B Ernie Young................ DH Derek Nicholson........... 1B Cody Ross.................. RF Warren Morris............. 2B Yohanny Valera.............. C Seth Greisinger............. P

CF 2B LF DH C 1B RF SS 3B P

April 6, 2006 vs. Charlotte Nook Logan............... CF Ryan Raburn................ 2B Ryan Ludwick.............. LF Josh Phelps................. 1B Alexis Gomez............. RF Mike Hessman............... 3B Don Kelly.................. SS Jack Hannahan............... DH Max St-Pierre............... C Wilfredo Ledezma........... P

April 3, 2008 vs. Durham Henry Mateo............... 2B Derek Wathan................ SS Timo Perez............. DH Mike Hessman.............. 3B Jeff Larish................. 1B Brent Clevlen.............. CF Matt Joyce.............. RF Jackson Melian............ LF Dane Sardinha............. C Virgil Vasquez................ P

April 9, 2009 at Indianapolis Will Rhymes............... 2B Ryan Raburn................ CF Brent Clevlen............ DH Mike Hessman.............. 3B Clete Thomas............... RF Wilkin Ramirez............. LF Ryan Roberson.......... 1B Dusty Ryan............ C Brent Dlugach............. SS Chris Lambert............. P

Opening Day Fast Facts: Modern-Era Record on Opening Day: Opening Day Record at FifthThird Field: LongestWinning Streak: Longest Losing Streak: Opening Day Record, Extra Inning Games: Longest Game, Innings: Largest Margin ofVictory: Largest Margin of Defeat: Most Runs/Game, BothTeams:

23-22 5-3 5 Games (1979-1983) 5 Games (1998-2002) 4-2 14 innings (4/6/95 vs. Pawtucket) won 4-3 11 (4/9/09 at Indianapolis) won 16-5 9 (4/13/73 atTidewater) lost 11-2 21 (4/9/2009 at Indianapolis) won 16-5

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Toledo All-Stars (mid-season) Mud Hens All-Stars

The following list contains the names of all Toledo players and managers who were selected to their league’s mid-season All-Star game.

Mid-Season All Stars (Games) Milton Galatzer - OF................ 1934 Fred Haney - 3B ..................... 1935 Roxie Lawson - RHP................ 1935 Mike Powers - OF.................... 1935 George Susce - PR.................. 1935 Alta Cohen - LHP.................... 1936 Alta Cohen - LHP.................... 1937 Joe Sullivan - LHP................... 1937 George Archie - 1B................. 1938 Bob Linton - C....................... 1938 Freddie Hutchinson - RHP......... 1939 Johnny Lucadello - 2B.............. 1940 Glenn McQuillen - OF............. 1941 Hal Spindel - C....................... 1941 Ralph Winegarner - PH............ 1941 Mark Christman - SS................ 1942 Milton Byrnes - OF.................. 1942 Babe Martin - OF..................... 1944 Len Schulte - SS...................... 1944 Les Moss - C........................... 1946 Fred Sanford - RHP.................. 1946 Jerry Witte - 1B...................... 1946 George Crowe - PH................. 1954 Charles Gorin - LHP................ 1954* George Selkirk - MGR........... 1954 Bert Thiel - RHP...................... 1954 Humberto Robinson - RHP....... 1955 Bob Trowbridge - RHP.............. 1955 Archie Moore - OF.................. 1965 Stan Bahnsen - RHP.................. 1966 Mike Hegan - 1B..................... 1966 Bobby Murcer - SS................. 1966 Tom Matchick - SS................. 1967 Daryl Patterson - RHP.............. 1967 Dave Campbell - 2B................. 1968 Bobby Christian - OF.............. 1968 Dick Drago - RHP................... 1968 Jim Rooker - LHP................... 1968 Fred Scherman - LHP............... 1969 Hector Valle - C.................. 1969 Russ Nagelson - OF............... 1971 Bill Rohr - LHP..................... 1971 Jim Foor - LHP....................... 1972 Tim Hosley - C...................... 1972 John Knox - 2B...................... 1972 Bob Didier - C...................... 1973 Bob Strampe - RHP................. 1973 Tom Veryzer - SS.................... 1973 Alan Bannister - SS................ 1974 Larry Christenson - RHP.......... 1974 Dane Iorg - 1B....................... 1974 Bill Nahorodny - C................ 1975 Wayne Simpson - RHP............ 1975*

Fred Beene -RHP................... 1976* Joe Lis - 1B........................... 1976 Dave Oliver - 2B.................. 1976 Wayne Cage - 1B.................... 1977 Cardell Camper - RHP.............. 1977 Dave Oliver - 2B.................... 1977 Pete Redfern - RHP................. 1978 Dave Baker - IF..................... 1983 Cal Ermer - Coach.................. 1983 Ed Hodge - LHP..................... 1983 Dave Meier - OF..................... 1983 Tim Teufel - 2B...................... 1983 Cal Ermer - MGR.................. 1984 Brad Havens - LHP.................. 1984 Jeff Reed - C......................... 1984 Rey Palacios - C................... 1988 Mark Huismann - RHP............. 1988 Mike Trujillo - RHP................. 1989 Shawn Hare - OF.................... 1990 Scott Livingstone - 3B............. 1991 Jeff Kaiser - LHP................... 1992* Wally Ritchie - LHP............. 1993 Rich Rowland - C................ 1993 Sean Bergman - RHP............... 1994 Pat Ahearne - RHP.............. 1995 Randy Marshall - RHP............. 1995 Phil Hiatt - 3B...................... 1996 Eddie Gaillard - RHP.............. 1997 Frank Catalanotto - 2B.......... 1997* Brandon Reed - RHP.............. 1998 Walt McKeel - C.................... 1999 Gene Roof - Coach................ 1999 Billy McMillon - OF................ 2000 Mark Johnson - RHP............... 2001 Jarrod Patterson - 3B............... 2002 Shane Loux - RHP................ 2003** Joe Vitiello - DH.................. 2004 Vic Darensbourg - LHP........... 2005 Jason Karnuth - RHP............... 2005 Chad Durbin - RHP................. 2006 Leon Durham - Coach............ 2006 Lee Gardner - RHP................. 2006 Jeff Jones - Coach.................... 2006 Ryan Ludwick - OF................. 2006 Larry Parrish - MGR............... 2006 Ryan Raburn -OF................... 2006 Matt Rankin - Athletic Trainer.... 2006 Mike Hessman-3B................ 2007 Timo Perez - OF................... 2007* Ryan Raburn - OF............... 2007** Brent Clevlen - OF................ 2008 Mike Hessman - 3B............... 2008 Blaine Neal - RHP.................. 2008 Brent Dlugach - SS................. 2009 ** Did Not Play * Named Game MVP

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Toledo All-Stars (post-season) Mud Hens All-Stars

The following list contains the names of all Toledo players and managers who were named to their league’s post-season All-Star teams.

Post-Season All Stars

Fred Reinhart - OF.................. 1945 Jerry Witte - OF (AA MVP)...... 1946~ Sam Jethroe - OF................. 1953 Gene Conley - RHP (AA MVP)..... 1953 Billy Klaus - Utility IF................ 1953 George Selkirk ( MGR of the Yr).... 1953 Frank Fernandez - C................... 1966 Tom Matchick - SS..................... 1967 Jack Tighe ( MGR of the Year)....... 1967 Jack Tighe ( MGR of the Year)....... 1968 Dave Campbell - 2B.................. 1968 Robert Christian - OF............... 1968 Mike Marshall - RHP.................. 1968 Bill Nahorodny - C................... 1975 Joe Lis - 1B (IL Co-MVP)........... 1976 Dave Engle - OF....................... 1980 Greg Johnston - OF.................... 1980 Ray Smith - C........................... 1980 Greg “Boomer” Wells -1B........... 1982 Tim Teufel - 2B (IL MVP)............ 1983 Brad Havens (Pitcher of the Year)... 1984 Pat Dempsey - C........................ 1986

Ray Palacios - C........................ 1987 Steve Searcy-LHP (Pitcher of the Yr) 1988 Mark Huismann - RHP................ 1988 Mitch Lyden - DH...................... 1991 Rich Rowland - C..................... 1992 Shannon Penn - 2B..................... 1994 Phil Hiatt - 3B (IL MVP)............. 1996 Frank Catalanotto - 2B................. 1997 Eddie Gaillard - RHP................... 1997 Billy McMillon - OF................... 2000 Chris Wakeland - OF.................... 2001 Brian Rios - Utility..................... 2001 Fernando Rodney - RHP.............. 2003 Curtis Granderson - OF............... 2005 Larry Parrish (MGR of the Year).... 2005 Josh Phelps - DH....................... 2006 Mike Hessman - 3B (IL MVP)........ 2007 Timo Perez - OF....................... 2007 Mike Hessman - 3B.................... 2008 Blaine Neal - RHP..................... 2008 Brent Dlugach - SS.................... 2009 Don Kelly - Utility.................... 2009

~ Minor League Player of the Year

Toledo No-Hitters Edward Cushman James “Hi” West Karl Robinson Jim Baskette John “Jack” Kramer Bill Connelly Marlin Stuart Pete Mikkelsen Jose Lima

Mud Hens No-Hitters 8-0 at Rochester 7-0 at Milwaukee 8-0 at Kansas City 0-1 at Minneapolis (lost) 5-0 at Louisville 5-0 vs. Louisville 1-0 vs. Indianapolis 2-0 at Atlanta 3-0 vs. Pawtucket

6/18/1889 8/16/1908 6/18/1910 7/13/1913 9/11/1943 9/6/1949 6/27/1950 (perfect game) 7/4/1965 8/17/1994

No-Hits Allowed (<9 innings)

Walter Brown Buck Ross Walter Nothe Ray Crone Stan Bahnsen Joe Niekro Wayne Simpson Felipe Lira Randy Marshall/Mike Walker

1-0 at Milwaukee 1-0 vs. Minneapolis 2-0 vs. Minneapolis 3-0 at St. Paul 1-0 vs. Richmond 2-0 vs. Tidewater 3-0 at Syracuse 4-0 at Columbus 2-1vs. Charlotte

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8/1/1944 (7) 8/1/1948 (7) 8/4/1949 (8) 8/20/1954 (7) 7/17/1966 (7) 7/16/1972 (7-perfect game) 6/20/1975 (7) 5/4/1994 (7) 8/21/1996 (7)


Toledo Hall-of-Famers Roger Philip Bresnahan (Elected in 1945 as a catcher) Debuted with the Mud Hens in 1898 as a pitcher. With Toledo as Owner/President from 1916-23. Managed the Mud Hens from 1916-20 (283-362). The only native Toledoan enshrined in the Hall of Fame. “Battery mate of Christy Mathewson with the NewYork Giants, he was one of the game’s most natural players and might have starred at any position. The “Duke of Tralee” was one of the few Major League catchers fast enough to be used as a leadoff man.” G AVG AB R H HR RBI Toledo 112 .264 276 35 73 3 N/A Majors 1446 .279 4481 682 1252 26 530 William Harold “Bill” Terry (Elected in 1954 as a first baseman) With Toledo for 1922 and 1923 seasons. Debuted as a pitcher, later moving to first base, batted .363 in 197 games. Managed the 1923 Mud Hens. “Batted .401 and tied N.L. record for hits with 254 in 1930. Had 200 or more hits in six seasons. Retired with lifetime batting average of .341, a modern N.L. record for left-handed batters. Most Valuable Player in 1930. Succeeded John McGraw as manager in 1932 and won pennants in 1933, 1936, and 1937.” G AVG AB R H HR RBI Toledo 197 .363 662 114 240 29 143 Majors 1721 .341 6428 1120 2193 154 1078 Clarence Arthur “Dazzy” Vance (Elected in 1955 as a pitcher) Played 10 years in the minor leagues before reaching the majors at the age of 31. Was 2-6 with Toledo in 1917. “First pitcher in N.L. to lead in strikeouts for seven straight years, 1922 to 1928. Led league with 28 victories in 1924; 22 in 1925. Won 15 straight in 1924. Pitched no-hit game against Phillies in 1925. National League Most Valuable Player in 1924.” W-L ERA G GS IP SO BB Toledo 2-6 2.28 15 N/A 71 30 25 Majors 197-140 3.24 442 347 2966 2045 840 Joseph Vincent “Joe” McCarthy (Elected in 1957 as a manager) With Toledo from 1908-11, primarily as an infielder. Batted .231 in 350 games. “Outstanding manager who never played in the Major Leagues. The Major League teams managed by him during 24 years never finished out of first division. Won Pennants; Chicago N.L. 1929, New York A.L. 1932, 36, 37, 38, 39, 41, 42, 43. Won seven World Championships with New York Yankees.” G AVG AB R H HR RBI Toledo 350 .231 1210 134 280 5 N/A Elmer Flick (Elected in 1963 as a right fielder) With Toledo from 1911-12 as an outfielder. Batted .291 in 199 games. “Outfielder who batted .378 for 1900 Phillies. Left lifetime mark of .315 for 13 seasons. A.L. Batting Champion in 1905. Led A.L. in triples, 1905-06-07, and in steals, 1904, tying for leadership again in 1906.” G AVG AB R H HR RBI Toledo 199 .291 695 123 202 5 N/A Majors 1483 .313 5597 950 1752 48 756 Charles Dillon “Casey” Stengel (Elected in 1966 as a manager) With Toledo as manager/player from 1926-31 (490-498). Led Hens to pennant and only Junior World Series win in 1927. “Managed New York Yankees 1949-60. Won 10 Pennants and seven World Series with New York. Only manager to win five consecutive World Series 1949-53. Played outfield 1912-25 with Brooklyn, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, New York and Boston (N.L.). Managed Brooklyn 1934-36, Boston Braves 1938-43, New York Mets 1962-65.” G AVG AB R H HR RBI Toledo 155 .322 292 50 94 1 N/A Majors 1277 .284 4288 575 1219 60 535

Casey Stengel with Toledo in 1930 (photo courtesy of John Husman)

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Toledo Hall-of-Famers William “Billy” Evans (Elected in 1973 as an umpire) Served as Toledo’s General Manager in 1932. Served as President of Toledo from 1949-51. “Employed by American League in 1906 at age 22, making him youngest umpire ever in Majors. Served on A.L. staff through 1927. Officiated in six World Series. General Manager of Cleveland Indians, 19271935, farm director of Boston Red Sox 1936-40. President of Southern Association, 1942-46. General Manager of Detroit Tigers, 1947-51.” John Bertand “Jocko” Conlan (Elected in 1974 as an umpire) Batted .290 in 69 games for Toledo in 1930. “Sunny disposition, accuracy and hustle earned him rating as standout umpire and he won the respect of players and managers with his fairness. Only arbiter to work in each of first four N.L. Pennant Playoffs. Chosen for six World Series and six All-Star Games.” G AVG AB R H HR RBI Toledo 69 .290 279 46 81 2 N/A Majors 128 .263 365 55 96 0 31 Oscar McKinley Charleston (Elected in 1976 as outfielder/first baseman/ manager) Managed and played first base for the 1939 Toledo Crawfords. “Rated among alltime greats of Negro Leagues. Versatile star batted well over .300 most years. Speed, strong arm and fielding instincts made him standout center fielder. Later moved to first base. Also managed several teams during 40 years in Negro Baseball.” Frederick “Freddie” Lindstrom (Elected in 1976 as a third baseman) With Toledo as a 16-year-old in 1922. Batted .272 in 165 games with Mud Hens. “Compiled lifetime .311 batting mark, including seven seasons of .300 or better. One of only three players to amass 230 or more hits a year twice. As youngest player (18) in World Series history, he tied record with four hits in game in 1924. Equaled Major League record by collecting nine hits in 1928 doubleheader.” G AVG AB R H HR RBI Toledo 165 .272 604 80 164 1 39 Majors 1438 .311 5611 895 1747 103 779 Adrian “Addie” Joss (Elected in 1978 as a pitcher) Won 46 games with Toledo in 190001. “One of premier pitchers of American League’s first decade. Speed, sharp control helped him to win 20 or more games four seasons in a row. Posted league-leading 27 victories and three one-hitters in 1907. Hurled perfect game in 1908. Had another no-hitter in 1910. Credited with 45 shutouts among his 160 career victories.” W-L ERA G GS IP SO BB Toledo 46-32 N/A 80 N/A 640.0 284 134 Majors 160-97 1.89 286 260 2327.0 920 364

Oscar McKinley Charleston

Freddie Lindstrom

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Toledo Hall-of-Famers Lewis Robert “Hack”Wilson (Elected in 1979 as a center fielder) Batted .343 in 55 games with Toledo. “Established Major League record of 191 runs batted in and National League high of 56 homers in 1930 with the Chicago Cubs. Led or tied for N.L. homer title four times. Compiled lifetime .307 batting average and drove in 100 or more runs six years. Hit two homers in one inning in 1925 and three in one game in 1930.” G AVG AB R H HR RBI Toledo 55 343 210 42 72 4 N/A Majors 1348 .307 4760 884 1461 244 1063 James Paul David “Jim” Bunning (Elected in 1996 as a pitcher) Managed Mud Hens for two seasons, 1974,75 (132-152). “Maintained dedication and consistency throughout 17 seasons while posting career record of 224-184 with 3.27 ERA. Intimidating right-handed sidearmer won 100 games, pitched no-hitter and struck out 1,000 in both leagues. 1964 perfect game was first in N.L. in 20th Century. Second all-time in strikeouts (2,855) upon retirement in 1971. Enjoys second career as multi-term U.S. Congressman.” W-L ERA G GS IP SO BB Majors 224-184 3.27 591 519 3760.3 2855 1000 Norman Thomas “Turkey” Stearnes (Elected in 2000 as a centerfielder) Captained the 1945 Toledo Cubs of the United States Baseball League (Negro). “One of the Negro Leagues’ most feared hitters, he hit better than .300 in 14 of 19 seasons, collecting six home run titles and led the league in triples four times. A graceful center fielder as well, he played in four East-West All-Star Games. Played 11 seasons for the Detroit Stars, also excelling with the New York Lincoln Giants, Kansas City Monarchs, Chicago American Giants and Philadelphia Stars. Kirby Puckett (Elected in 2001 as a center fielder) Batted .263 in 21 games with Toledo in 1984. “A proven team leader with an ever-present smile and infectious exuberance who led the Twins to World Series titles in 1987 and 1991. Over 12 seasons hit for power and average, batting .318 with 414 doubles and 207 homeruns. Also a prolific run producer, scored 1,071 runs and drove in 1,085 in 1,783 games. A six time Gold Glove winner who patrolled center field with elegance and style, routinely scaling outfield walls to take away home runs. The 10time All-Star’s career ended abruptly due to irreversible retinal damage in his right eye.” G AVG AB R H HR RBI Toledo 21 .263 80 9 21 1 5 Majors 1783 .318 7244 1071 2304 207 1085 William “Billy” Harold Southworth (Elected in 2008 as a manager) Appeared in 37 games with the Mud Hens as an outfielder in 1913. Won two World Series titles with the St. Louis Cardinals on three simple tenets that made him one of the greatest managers in baseball history: be patient, platoon players and bunt all the time. Overall, Southworth, who also captured the 1948 pennant with the Boston Braves, compiled a brilliant resume in a 13-year managerial career. He finished with a 1044-704 record and fashioned a .597 winning percentage, fifth on the all-time list and third best among managers with 1,000 wins, trailing only Hall of Famers Joe McCarthy and Frank Selee. Toledo Majors

G 37 1192

AVG .222 .297

AB 117 4359

R 10 661

H 26 1296

“” Denotes Hall of Fame Plaque

Kirby Puckett

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HR 1 52

RBI N/A 561

Opening Day Lineups, All-Stars, Hall-of-Famers, No-Hitters (pages 159-166)  

April 27, 1967 vs. Toronto Wayne Comer............... CF Tom Matchick................ SS Lenny Green................ LF Don Pepper.............

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