Tag: Chicago White Sox

Brief Baseball Bios – Kenny Lofton

Kenny Lofton may never be a Baseball Hall of Famer, but he was one heck of a player. He played mostly for the Cleveland Indians, but actually began with the Houston Astros. Lofton also had one year with the Atlanta Braves before returning to Cleveland, and played for many other teams later in his career, […]

Brief Baseball Bios – D’Angelo Jimenez

D’Angelo Jimenez was an infielder who played in the Major Leagues from 1999 to 2007 for several different teams. He began with the New York Yankees and moved on to the San Diego Padres when he was traded for reliever Jay Witasick in late June 2001. Witasick had a poor ERA, but strong peripherals for […]

Brief Baseball Bios – Luke Appling

If you’re a Chicago White Sox baseball fan, you’ll probably be familiar with Hall-of-Fame Shortstop Lucius “Luke” Appling, often known as “Old Aches and Pains” or “Luscious Luke.” He amassed 74.5 Wins Above Replacement level (WAR) according to Baseball-Reference (72.7 WAR according to FanGraphs). Much of that value came from his high on-base percentages, consistently […]

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