Wednesday, October 20, 2010

1987 gary roenicke

ron roenicke's brother, gary roenicke, signed with the braves as a free agent in 1987 after one year in new york.  here's his 1987 o-pee-chee card:
here's the topps front:
now the o-pee-chee back:
and the topps back:
at this point in his career roenicke was a platoon player, getting starts mostly against left handed pitchers.  he hit .219 for the 1987 season with 9 home runs and 28 rbi.  he hit 2 of those home runs in the same game off of a young pitcher named jamie moyer.  roenicke returned to the braves for the 1988 season and was released in july of that year, ending his big league career.

voici à vous, 1987 gary roenicke!

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