Features on each member of the 1990 Greenville Braves, AA affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.
Greenville Braves (30)
1 - Buddy Bailey, One More
Buddy Bailey knows the importance of winning close games.
2 - Kevin Batiste, His Maturity
Kevin Batiste returned to the minors - and he got arrested.
3 - Mike Bell, New Opportunity
Mike Bell made the Braves over two seasons. He didn't get back.
4 - Brian Boltz, New Grip
Brian Boltz' career was cut short by injury.
5 - Rich Casarotti, Stalemate Broken
Rich Casarotti helped break a AAA stalemate. He never made bigs.
6 - Brian Champion, Own Ability
Brian Champion used his own ability to play six seasons as a pro.
7 - Maximo Del Rosario, Crazy Sidewinder
Maximo Del Rosario was once called a crazy sidewinder.
8 - Pat Gomez, Did Whatever
Pat Gomez did what his manager needed over three major league seasons.
9 - Terry Harper, Playing Time
Terry Harper just needed some playing time.
10 - Randy Ingle, Two Positions
Randy Ingle believed in being aggressive in a long career.
11 - Judd Johnson, Pumped Up
Judd Johnson was pumped up in college, played eight pro seasons, not in bigs.
12 - Lee Johnson, Pitched Well
Lee Johnson pitched well in a high-A game in 1990. He never made AAA.
13 - John Kilner, More Consistent
14 - Rich Maloney, Coaching Career
Rich Maloney's coaches inspired him to be the coach he became.
15 - Kelly Mann, Defensive Catcher
Kelly Mann showed his defense, but he couldn't quite show off his bat.
16 - Al Martin, Leadership Skills
Al Martin used his leadership skills over 11 major league seasons.
17 - Rick Morris, Good Hack
Rick Morris hit it pretty good in college. Played 6 pro seasons.
18 - Rolando Pino, Show Them
Rolando Pino showed them as a minors manager, learned it as a player.
19 - David Plumb, Hot Hitter
David Plumb knocked the cover off ball at single-A, never made bigs.
20 - Tom Redington, Next Year
Tom Redington's bat was supposed to carry him. He never made the bigs.
Ben Rivera, His Best
Ben Rivera went out and did his best against anyone.
22 - Rico Rossy, His Job
Rico Rossy understood his job in four ML seasons.
23 - Bill Slack, Good Teacher
John Smoltz once called Bill Slack a good teacher.
24 - Doug Stockham, Good Crowds
Doug Stockham played for the 1988 Durham Bulls.
25 - Andy Tomberlin, His Position
Andy Tomberlin changed positions to make the majors.
26 - Matt Turner, Terrible Call
Matt Turner saw one terrible call on the field, then one off it.
27 - Lee Upshaw, Player's Reality
Lee Upshaw knew a player's greatest fear: To be released
28 - Preston Watson, Good Slider
Preston Watson had a good slider. Played five seasons, not in bigs.
29 - Danny Weems, Enough Work
Danny Weems had a heckuva' arm in high school. He played six seasons, made AA.
30 - Turk Wendell, The Numbers, 4/23/15
Turk Wendell put up numbers over 11 major league seasons.