Friday, April 17, 2009

2009 Chachi #25 Brad Lidge

The perfect season . . . Phillies closer, #54 Brad Lidge. Brad finished 4th in the 2008 NL Cy Young voting and 8th in the NL MVP voting. He converted 41 of 41 save opportunities during the regular season.

Phillies debut: April 6, 2008
Major League debut: April 26, 2002
Former team: Houston Astros 2002-2007
How acquired: Acquired from the Houston Astros with Eric Bruntlett for Michael Bourn, Geoff Geary and Mike Costanzo, November 7, 2007
2008 Postseason: Became the all-time NLCS saves leader (8) with his 3 saves against the Dodgers. In 9 Postseason appearances, went 7 for 7 in save opportunities with a 0.96 ERA and 13 strikeouts.
Pictured: October 2, 2008 - NLDS Game 2

3 comments:

JLP2009 said...

He may need to reconsider his facial hair...

Jim said...

I've actually been thinking about growing something similar.

JLP2009 said...

I have now decided that Eyre's facial hair is worse...