Tuesday, May 12, 2009

#56 - Brewers Leaders


First of all, sorry for the lack of updates. But with a trip to Wrigley, an engagement, and a 30th birthday under my belt and I'm ready to start posting again. And what better way to resume than with a dreamlike leaders card.

Let's see who have here chattin' it up during this mound conference. First, Charlie Moore, who split the signal-calling duties with Rick Cerone that year for the Brew Crew. At the mound looking distraught, it's a tougher call. I'm not too familiar with '80s Brewers faces, but the number is either 42, 43 or 47. Of course, all three of those numbers were taken that year by hurlers, so I'm going to guess it's #47 Jamie Cocanower. With his face in the shadow it's tough to tell, but that's my guess.

I'm guessing that's Bamberger (one of my favorite names ever) chatting up Cocanower. But who's the other guy? It's either a 3B, SS or 2B, but it looks like he's wearing glasses, so it can't be Molitor. He's white, so it can't be Riles. Did Gantner wear glasses? I know he wore shades sometimes. Anyone know? I could be batting .250 on this card for all I know.

11 comments:

  1. Gantner did wear glasses. That could be him. I don't think the pitcher is Cocanower, but I don't know who it is.

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  2. If it's not Cacanower it's either Jim Kern (42) or Chuck Porter (43). I know neither of those guys well enough to hazard a guess.

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  3. Sure looks like Molitor wearing sunglasses to me. It's his jaw. Doesn't look like Gantner (who did wear glasses often.)

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  4. btw: Brewers Leaders = We err beardless

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  5. I guess that would be what a bunch of bearded ladies would say.

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  6. Or that could be a subtle hint that the pitcher in question is Jim Kern, who was quite beardly. And since he had some folks at the mound, he was probably erring.

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  7. That's Molitor wearing shades.

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  8. Yeah, it is Molitor wearing black shades, you pull down if you are looking to catch a foul ball or pop up.

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  9. I'm almost positive these are the guys on the card, Charlie Moore,Jamie Cocanower,Paul Molitor and Herm Starrette

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