Sunday, June 14, 2009

1994 Studio #140 Pete Incaviglia

1993 Phillies - The Bench

Uniform Numbers: 22 (1993-1994); 9 (1996)
1993 Stats: In 116 games, Inky hit .274 with 24 home runs and 89 RBI. He put these numbers together in just 368 at-bats, while serving in a left-field platoon with Milt Thompson.
1993 Notable: Inky started in 86 games for the Phils and had 3 two-home run games.
How Acquired: First stint - Signed as a free agent formerly with the Houston Astros, December 8, 1992; Second stint - Signed as a free agent formerly with the Chiba Lotte Marines of the Japanese Baseball League, December 13, 1995
Phillies Career: 1993-1994; 1996
How Departed: First stint - Granted free agency, October 18, 1994 (Signed with the Chiba Lotte Marines); Second stint - Traded with Todd Zeile to the Baltimore Orioles for Calvin Maduro and Garrett Stephenson, August 29, 1996

Considered one of the best college sluggers of all-time, Pete made his Major League debut with the Texas Rangers in 1986 without ever playing a minor league game. (His 1986 rookie cards were HUGE when they were first released). Pete put together a 12-year Major League career, finishing with 206 career home runs. Inky is currently the manager of the Grand Prairie AirHogs, a team in the independent American Association league.

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