Friday, February 10, 2012

February 10

1955 Bowman #135 - Lloyd Merriman

On this day in 1955, Lloyd Merriman was purchased by the Chicago White Sox from the Cincinnati Redlegs.

On April 12, 1955, Lloyd pinch hit for the starting pitcher, Virgil Trucks, and hit a fly ball to center to end the top of the seventh inning at Cleveland Stadium. It would be the only game that Merriman would appear for the White Sox. Four days later, on April 16th, Lloyd was purchased by the Chicago Cubs.

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