Monday, May 5, 2008

You Know What They Say About Guys With Big Glasses...

Actually, we were hoping you did, because we don't.

Craig McMurtry

Pitcher, Texas Rangers
1990 Topps #294

Topps Fact: Craig was 1981 Southern League All-Star at Savannah.
GMT Fact: Craig found success post-baseball career with breakout role as Kip Dynamite. Loves technology.


Scott Garrelts
Pitcher, San Francisco Giants
1987 Topps #475

Topps Fact: Scott had a 16-4 career record at Buckley-Loda (Ill.) High School. He's fond of playing pool.
GMT Fact: Scott is illegally blind.


Tom Brookens
Third Baseman, Detroit Tigers
1989 Donruss #508

Donruss Fact: Played collegiate baseball at Mansfield (Pa.) St.
GMT Fact: Legally changed his name to "Theodore Kaczynski" in 1992.


Tom Hume
Pitcher, Philadelphia Phillies
1987 Topps #719

Topps Fact: Tom was named the top baseball player in the country at Northeast (St. Petersburg, Fla.) High School.
GMT Fact: Tom was immortalized as the highly coveted collectible ring announcer (#162) in the popular 1980's toy action figure set M.U.S.C.L.E.S.

John Lowenstein
Outfielder, Baltimore Orioles
1982 Fleer #169

Fleer Fact: Born in Wolf Point, Mont.
GMT Fact: Lowenstein, an Irish-Catholic, is rumored to be enigmatic singer-songwriter Leon Redbone.

1 comment:

Damien said...

Were you aware that Craig McMurtry went on to write for the Onion under the "nomme de plume" of Herbert Kornfeld?

http://www.theonion.com/content/columnists/view/kornfeld