Tuesday, May 03, 2005

Pete Whisenant

An outstanding pinch-hitter, Whisenant had 5 pinch-hit homeruns for Cincinnati in 1957 - three off of Vinegar Ben Mizell. He hit a grand slam against the Dodgers in 1958. Known for his hustle, he played eight years in the big leagues. A colorful character, Whisenant once traded his glove for a Castro rebel's machine gun for a pre game photo before an exhibition game in Cuba Whisenant's carer stats.


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