Wednesday, April 13, 2011

A to Z, The Orioles' Legacy: Red Kress

Player: Red Kress
Years of Service: 8 (1927-32, 1938-39)
Position: Shortstop


Photo via Fanbase

Kress was the ultimate utility man, playing seven different positions during his major league career - all but catcher and center field. As a minor leaguer, he once played all nine positions in a single game. His professional highlight was a 22-game hitting streak in 1930.

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1 comment:

  1. Any insights as to why he left and came back?

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