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Tuesday, March 28, 2023

1990 Lynchburg Red Sox player profiles, high-A Boston Red Sox affiliate

Features on each member of the 1990 Lynchburg Red Sox, high-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox as included in that year's team set. 

Lynchburg Red Sox (27)

  1. Odie Abril turned to pitching in Legion ball, then played seven pro seasons; Made AA, 3/17/23
  2. Gary Allenson knew his role as minors manager; Made bigs as both player and coach, 3/13/23
  3. Jim Bibby saw military service, back issues, then made bigs over 12 seasons, coached; Passed in 2010, 2/9/23
  4. Greg Blosser saw bigs over two seasons, 22 games in lengthy pro career; Also saw Japan, 2/26/23
  5. Paul Brown looked forward to pro baseball after pick in second round; Saw five seasons, made AA, 2/20/23
  6. James Byrd played seven pro seasons, made bigs for two games, two pinch-running appearances, 3/25/23
  7. Brian Conroy gained velocity through early career; Saw seven seasons, made AAA, 2/27/23
  8. Freddie Davis showed confidence over five pro seasons; Topped out at AA, 3/2/23
  9. Luis Dorante played six seasons as catcher, then turned minors manager, skill evaluator, 3/25/23
  10. David Duchin helped players as minors trainer over at least six seasons with Indians, Red Sox, 3/22/23
  11. Peter Estrada worked hard to pitch, prove himself over six pro seasons; Made AA, 2/10/23
  12. Chris Hanks signed as pro to learn more; Played four seasons, made high-A, then turned college coach, 3/20/23
  13. Howard Landry knew pros wouldn't be easy; Saw three seasons, made high-A, then got injured, 2/21/23
  14. Chris Leach got out of college slump with cycle; Saw three pro seasons, made high-A, 3/15/23
  15. Miguel Monegro helped seal team's comeback at Elmira; Saw four pro seasons, made high-A, 2/18/23
  16. Ed Perozo wanted the chance, did job over nine pro seasons; Made high-A, independent ball, 2/10/23
  17. Scott Powers got key triple at AA in 1991; Saw five seasons, topped out there at AA, 3/26/23
  18. Tato Pratts pitched well at short-season Elmira; Saw four pro seasons, made single-A, 2/16/23
  19. Mickey Rivers, Jr. followed his dad into the pros; Saw four seasons, made high-A, 3/4/23
  20. Ken Ryan kept hitters off balance over eight ML seasons, with Red Sox, Phillies, 3/11/23
  21. Rennie Scott learned the screwball from a former major leaguer; Played over three pro seasons, made high-A, 2/24/23
  22. Tim Stange knew he had to earn college starting spot after injury; Played three pro seasons, made high-A, 3/19/23
  23. Willie Tatum dreamed of playing pro; Saw eight pro seasons, made AAA, passed in 2018, 3/5/23
  24. Scott Taylor heard crowd roaring after key ML strikeouts; Saw two ML seasons, 20 appearances, 2/12/23
  25. Les Wallin knew all he could do was play; Saw six pro seasons, topped out at AA, 3/25/23
  26. Chris Whitehead got married on the field at Lynchburg, saw three pro seasons; Killed in 1991 crash, 3/18/23
  27. Paul Williams impressed enough to be high Red Sox pick; Played decade in pros, made AA, 2/11/23

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