Kelloggs Cards

Kelloggs Cards

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Time to Learn Something New About Pete Broberg - Wish Him a Happy Birthday Too

31 players including Pete Broberg played in their final games on 10-01-1978.  There were a few other players with Kellogg's cards who ended their careers on this day - Dave May, Paul Lindblad, Ron Blomberg, Clay Carroll and Cito Gaston.  22 more players ended their careers on the Friday or Saturday that weekend.

That total seems like a lot.  How did it compare to other years?  This number was much higher than any other year in the 1970s.  Why 1978 I don't know.  Maybe I will dig into this further in the future.

Broberg was mentioned before as one of the players with the least amount of wins to appear on a Kellogg's card.  (Kellogg's Pitchers with the Least Career Wins)

Broberg went to Dartmouth College.  His father was a standout basketball player there.  I guess it should come as no surprise that he ended up being a lawyer (Broberg - lawyer and former pitcher).   It also didn't surprise me that his father also was a lawyer.

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