Tuesday, August 9, 2011

1976 Hostess #38 - Ron Blomberg

  • Ron Blomberg had some good batting years in this five-year run
  • Injuries shortened Blomberg's career. He spent most of 1975 on the disabled list
  • Ron had shoulder surgery in April and batted only twice (he was 0 for 2 on September 8) in 1976
  • Even though he spent the entire 1977 season on the disabled list, Blomberg was voted a full World Series share by his Yankee teammates
  • After the 1977 season Blomberg signed a four-year contract with the Chicago White Sox
  • Ron played in 61 games in 1978 and batted .231 with five home runs.
  • Blomberg didn't make the White Sox club in 1979 and was released during spring training
  • Before peak, peak, or after peak? after peak

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