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Thursday, March 17, 2022

1990 Vero Beach Dodgers player profiles, Los Angeles

Eric Boddie 1990 Vero Beach Dodgers card

Features on each member of the 1990 Vero Beach Dodgers, high-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers, as included in that year's team set. 

Vero Beach Dodgers (33)
  1. Joe Alvarez played, coached for four decades, in Korea, too, 2/26/22
  2. Jorge Alvarez loved baseball, played 17 seasons, coached, 2/23/22
  3. Pedro Astacio opened eyes with Dodgers, saw 15 ML seasons, 1/29/22
  4. Tony Barron got chance with Expos, Phillies over two seasons, 3/14/22
  5. Bill Bene proved inconsistent before 1st-round pick, after, 3/12/22
  6. Cam Biberdorf got team saves record, saw 4 seasons, made AA, 2/14/22
  7. Ray Calhoun worked to throw strikes over 4 seasons, made AA, 3/15/22
  8. Anthony Collier improved his concentration at Vero Beach; Saw six pro seasons, made AA, 2/17/22
  9. Edwin Correa made majors at 19, bigs career ended on shoulder injury at 21, 2/11/22
  10. Javier De La Hoya waited years to make AAA; Saw minors, Taiwan, Mexico, not bigs, 2/27/22
  11. Bruce Dostal made the majors in eighth pro season, never got into a game, 2/18/22
  12. Dino Ebel didn't make it as a player, but has as a coach; Coached in bigs for decade-plus, 3/13/22
  13. Bob Fletcher returned from elbow injury that cost a season' Saw three pro campaigns, made high-A, 2/20/22
  14. Freddy Gonzalez showed patience at high-A; Saw five seasons, made AA, 3/5/22
  15. Pete Gonzalez believed he'd make bigs in five years; Saw eight pro seasons, made AAA, 2/13/22
  16. Marc Griffin used his skills in the minors over six seasons; Later as a broadcaster, 3/4/22
  17. John Knapp used his arm over five pro seasons, both in field and on mound; Made high-A, 3/16/22
  18. Dennis Lewallyn worked to develop players with winning attitude; Saw decades in game as player, coach, 2/27/22
  19. Alan Lewis worked to hit them where they weren't over seven pro seasons; Made AA, 2/15/22
  20. Scott Marabell provided early power at short-season; Saw five campaigns, made AA, 2/25/22
  21. Media Arts Group brought together four companies; In 1990, the group sponsored a baseball card set, 2/22/22
  22. Robin Nina took a no-hitter late to open 1989; Saw four pro seasons, made high-A, 3/6/22
  23. Tim Patrick had a rough start at Yakima; Played three pro seasons, made high-A, 1/30/22
  24. Pedro Perez provided ninth-inning stop for Yakima; Saw four pro seasons, made AA, 3/6/22
  25. Rex Peters went to college, didn't regret it; Saw three pro seasons, then turned college coach, 3/2/22
  26. Mike Piazza hit a lot of home runs in his Hall of Fame career, including one legendary shot, 2/5/22
  27. Ramon Taveras threw well at short-season; Saw four seasons, made AA, 2/21/22
  28. Jeff Vanzytveld had a major league sinker; Injury ended career at AA, 2/3/22
  29. Bill Wengert improved at high-A Vero Beach; Saw eight pro seasons, made AAA, 2/12/22
  30. Matt Wilson assessed players as a Dodgers trainer in the minors and bigs, later in college, 3/8/22
  31. Mike Wismer played multiple positions in high school; Hit in pros over two seasons, made high-A, 2/8/22
  32. Eric Young went put and proved he was an All-Star caliber player; Saw 15 ML seasons, 2/1/22

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