Ralph Garr

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<b>Number:</b> 48<br>
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<b>Player:</b> Ralph Garr, OF, 1976-78<br>
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<b>Comment:</b> "The Roadrunner" had trouble with flyballs and never drew walks, but he could run and hit. Leadoff man came from <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000003" title="Atlanta Braves" href="/topic/sports/baseball/atlanta-braves-ORSPT000003.topic">the Braves</a> and batted .300 his first two years in Chicago. Regrets to fans of Eddie Lopat (later a Yankee ace) and Rick Reichardt -- and of Jose DeLeon, if there are any.
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( LAB tba, Chicago Tribune / May 16, 2005 )



Number: 48

Player: Ralph Garr, OF, 1976-78

Comment: "The Roadrunner" had trouble with flyballs and never drew walks, but he could run and hit. Leadoff man came from the Braves and batted .300 his first two years in Chicago. Regrets to fans of Eddie Lopat (later a Yankee ace) and Rick Reichardt -- and of Jose DeLeon, if there are any.

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