Friday, January 22, 2010
Howie Bedell 60-62 Louisville Colonels
Howie Bedell has had a great long career in baseball. He played for the 1962 Milwaukee Braves and the 1968 Phillies. In the minor leagues he played for the notable Rading Phillies, Louisville Colonels, and the York White Roses.
Howie hit an RBI on June 8th 1958 to end Don Drysdale's 58 2/3 scoreless innings record. He also hit in 43 straight games while in the American Association.
Howie coached in the minors after he stopped playing. He served as the farm director for the Reds from 90-91.
Mr. Bedell let me know that a book is currently being written about his life!