LORAL ARMSTRONG DELANEY

Game 162 | September 11, 1968 | Graig Nettles, Loral Armstrong Delaney
Hailed as possibly the "next Harmon Killebrew," Nettles managed only 12 home runs while playing third base with the Twins from 1967 to 1969. He hit 378 more while playing for Cleveland, New York, San Diego, Atlanta and Montreal. Of his Yankee experience he wrote, "When I was a little boy, I wanted to be a baseball player and join the circus. With the Yankees, I accomplished both." Delaney, from Anoka, Minnesota, won numerous state and national shooting championships and was named a National Trapshooting All-American 14 times between 1966 and 1981.


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