Sunday, March 31, 2013

#51 Jon Nunnally

LOOSE : free from a state of confinement, restraint, or obligation

Went to a military academy for high school.

Hit a homer in his first major league at-bat.

Tested positive for steroids, and was suspended 15 games in his last season as a professional player.

He's now the hitting coach for the Buffalo Bisons.

Monday, March 25, 2013

#50 Jeff Montgomery

PRECISION : the degree of refinement with which an operation is performed or a measurement stated

Jeff's precise career ERA in 13 years is 3.27 - pretty good.

He also has 304 career saves.

12 of his 13 years were spent with the Royals.

At the end of his career Jeff's farewell home game in Kansas City was rained out.

Saturday, March 16, 2013

#49 Gary Gaetti

HAULIN' : haul ass - often vulgar: to move quickly.

Let's see how many bases Gary stole in his career:
He played 20 years and stole 96 bases.
The most he stole in a season was 14.
He had 4 seasons of double-digit steals.  
The year this card was produced he stole 3. 


Tuesday, March 12, 2013

#48 Kevin Appier

ZONE : a temporary state of heightened concentration experienced by a performing athlete that enables peak performance 

Judging by the expressions on Kevin's face, he is definitely in the zone...of constipation.

Friday, March 8, 2013

#47 Lou Whitaker

SAFE : cant figure this one out so I'll let you choose:

1: free from harm or risk : unhurt 

2a: secure from threat of danger, harm, or loss 
b: successful at getting to a base in baseball without being put out 

3: affording safety or security from danger, risk, or difficulty 

4: obsoletemof mental or moral faculties: healthy, sound 

5a: not threatening danger : harmless 
b: unlikely to produce controversy or contradiction 

6a: not likely to take risks : cautious 
b: trustworthy, reliable 

Monday, March 4, 2013

#46 Alan Trammell

STEADY : direct or sure in movement : unfaltering <a steady hand> 

He is all-things Tigers.

Notable Achievements:
6-time AL All-Star (1980, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988 & 1990) 
1984 World Series MVP 
4-time AL Gold Glove Winner (1980, 1981, 1983 & 1984) 
3-time AL Silver Slugger Award Winner (1987, 1988 & 1990) 
1983 AL Comeback Player of the Year Award 

Tigers Managerial Record:
2003 43-119 5th 
2004 72-90 4th 
2005 71-91 4th 

Friday, March 1, 2013

Emotion Recap - Page 5

#37 Manny Ramirez - PUNISHING
#38 Julian Tavarez - PRODIGY
#39 Jim Thome - SURPRISE
#40 Dave Winfield - WARRIOR
#41 Chad Curtis - MOVING
#42 Cecil Fielder - MIGHTY
#43 Travis Fryman - COMPOSED
#44 Kirk Gibson - DELIGHTED
#45 Bobby Higginson - LEARNING