1969 BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE DAY- BRANT ALYEA–WASHINGTON SENATORS

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5 Points on Brant Alyea

  • He was a right handed batting and throwing reserve outfielder for the Washington Senators 1965-69, Minnesota Twins 1970-71 and finished his career in 1972 with the Oakland A’s and St. Louis Cardinals. He was 6’3″ 215.
  • His career stats 38 home runs, 148 RBI and a career batting average of .247. He had 5 career stolen bases.
  • A career highlight was his first at-bat and first pitch he saw- pinch-hitting against Rudy May he hit the first major league pitch he saw for a home run-becoming the 9th player to do that.
  • Best season is easy to pick- 1970 with the Twins- in 97 games and only 258 at bats he had 16 home runs, 61 RBI and a batting average of .291.
  • After his playing career Brent Alyea worked as a pit boss in an Atlantic City casino. He is now 77 years old.
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