Seymour-Mills Chapter meeting recap – 2/22/2012
From Scott Clair at the Naples News on February 22, 2012:
The first time power hitter Greg Luzinski stepped to the plate as a major leaguer, it was as a Philadelphia Phillie on Sept. 9, 1970, against the New York Mets lefty Ray Sadecki.
Luzinski, who was 19 years old, described Sadecki on Wednesday night at a meeting of the Dorothy Seymour Mills Chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research, as having 11 strikeouts at that point in the season.
“And I was number 12,” said Luzinski inside a packed Collier County Public Library headquarters lecture room.
The crowd roared, just as it had with many of the 307 home runs Luzinski hit in his 15-year career with the Phillies and Chicago White Sox.
Luzinski, 61, who retired after the 1984 season, was an RBI machine for a Philadelphia team in the mid-1970s that played for the National League pennant three times before winning the World Series in 1980 against the Kansas City Royals.
Read the full recap here: http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2012/feb/22/mlb-bull-talks-baseball-naples-sabr-chapter/