Friday, April 3, 2015
#399 Daryl Boston
1. Bruce Dal Canton was the scout who signed Daryl for the White Sox. He pitched for the Pirates, Royals, Braves, and White Sox from 1967-1977.
2. On September 24, 1991, Boston went 3-for-4 with a double, a grand slam, and a career-high five RBI in a 10-8 Mets loss to the Pirates.
3. He's been coaching in the White Sox organization since 1998; he's currently the first base coach on the major league staff.
11-Year-Old Kevin Says: It's a shame that Boston never played for the Red Sox.
Bill James Said: "Excellent platoon outfielder, not hopeless against lefthanders but has no power against them, good power against righthanders."
On This Date in 1993: April 3. Comedian and children's show host Pinky Lee dies at age 85.