Ferrara/Ferguson

AlferraraI met 2 former Dodgers today. Both guys were signing at a Card Show in Inglewood, California. The first guy I met was Al Ferrara. He had a 8 year career from 1963 to 1971. Besides playing mostly with the Dodgers, he played with the San Diego Padres for 2 years and had a brief stint with the Cincinnati Reds. He had 1 hit in the 1967 World Series. Alferrara His best season was in 1967 when he batted .277 with 16 Home Runs and 50 RBI’s. His nickname was "The Bull" because he was very muscular. He once played piano at the Carnegie Hall. Imagine that! Plus he did a little acting in Hollywood. Playing as a Native in the show "Gilligans Island" and playing in several episodes of the TV Show "Batman". Joeferguson_1 The second player I met was Joe Ferguson. The former catcher had a 14 year with several teams. He played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros, and California Angels. He played in 2 Joeferguson World Series with the Dodgers. Both times they lost. He did get to win a ring as a coach for the 1988 Dodgers.

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Hey Roberto:

That’s pretty cool meeting “The Bull” in person. I use to watch “Gilligans Island” and “Batman” as a kid growing up all the time.

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