Tuesday, April 12, 2016

#483 Ken Saurez

Career backup catcher...trouble hitting with consistency in MLB...Signed as a free agent out of Florida State University 1965...excellent hitting college player....by benefit of college experience made it to the Big Leagues 1966 with KC A’s....never a real regular in either minor or major leagues....most games in any given season was 98....1967 and 1968 was used very little by A’s and Indians organization 143 at bats total.... split time between minors and majors 1969....played in  minors exclusively 1970, and sparingly used Indian reserve 1971....1972 trade to Texas brought another season of MiLB and MLB split....1973 shared starting catcher position with a struggling Dick Billing...did not play afterwards but was still traded to other organizations in 1974.

1 comment:

  1. I knew it someday, I'd do a post on someone whose birthday was the same day.