Saturday, April 29, 2023
Monday, April 17, 2023
Welcome to the third installment of my series featuring players from the 1955 Bowman set that would have turned 100 this year. Players featured thus far:
- Red Schoendienst - February 2
- Jim Hughes - March 21
Today's featured player is Solly Hemus (card #107), who I'm spotlighting on what would have been his 100th birthday.
My actual 1955 Bowman card of Solly Hemus:
Date of Birth:
First Year in Organized Baseball:
Link to a Really Old Baseball Guy:
|1934-36 National Chicle Diamond Stars (R327) #66 - Joe "Ducky" Medwick|
Link to a Much Younger Guy:
- Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
- Acted as player-manager for the 1959 Cardinals, and also managed the team in 1960 and 1961.
- Hemus died October 2, 2017, at the age of 94.