A GREAT view of the field at AT&T Park in Chattanooga during their pre-season open house!

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Tom Yewcic 1957 Detroit Tigers

Tom Yewcic has a rare distinction of playing Major League baseball AND pro football in the American Football League. He played for the Tigers catching one game in 1957. He played for the Boston Patriots from 1961-1966.

Tom sent a note about his great string of luck in sports.

His 1st time at bat with Wilkes-Barre (A) he hit a home run.

His 1st time at bat with Buffalo (AAA) he hit a home run with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 9th.

His 1st pass in college football at Michigan State resulted in a touchdown with less than 40 seconds to play- beating Ohio state (it was a 50 yard pass).

He also won his 1st game as a starting QB for the Patriots!

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