Tuesday, August 17, 2010

#64 Bob Sadowski

Robert Frank Sadowski (Bo)
Third Baseman, Rightfielder, Second Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: January 15, 1937 in St. Louis, MO
Debut: September 16, 1960 St Louis Cardinals
Final Game: September 28, 1963 Los Angeles Angels
Years with the Angels: 1963

Drafted by the Los Angeles Angels from the Chicago White Sox in the 1962 rule 5 draft on November 26, 1962.

Pinch hit for pitcher Bo Belinsky in the 6th with 2 on and 1 out and grounded out to second in a 3-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Thursday, April 11, 1963 (N) at Chavez Ravine.

Batted .250 in 88 games, and hit 1 HR out of a career 7.

- his lone Angels home run was a 2-run shot off of Jim Bunning in an 11-2 trouncing of the Tigers where he went 3-for-5 with 5 RBI.
- played on 4 teams in 4 seasons: Cardinals, White Sox, Phillies, and Angels.
- after released from the Angels he then played for Toronto in 1964-66 in the International League.
- finished his career playing for a variety of minor league teams in 1967-69.

I noticed the difference between his signature on the baseball cards received this year, and that on his responses received in 2004. I can only attribute the difference to age. It is also possible that he had someone else write out and sign the responses for him.

1 comment:

  1. On my opinion he might have someone else writing out for his signs and responses. His true signature is in the first two cards. None the less this is still cool...