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Tuesday, March 28, 2023

1990 Lynchburg Red Sox player profiles, Boston 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 found pitching in Legion ball, made Red Sox AA, 3/17/23
  2. Gary Allenson played, knew his role as minors manager, 3/13/23
  3. Jim Bibby saw military service, back issues, then made bigs, 2/9/23
  4. Greg Blosser saw 22 bigs games over 2 seasons, also Japan, 2/26/23 
  5. Paul Brown looked forward to pro baseball, saw 5 seasons, 2/20/23
  6. James Byrd played seven pro seasons, made bigs for two games, 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 to learn, played 4 seasons, turned 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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