Royals Birthdays – November 7

Thumbnail image for Buck Martinez & Ewing Kauffman.jpg1976 – Les Walrond (Pitcher – 2003)

1974 – Glendon Rusch (Pitcher – 1997-99)

1969 – Dave Fleming (Pitcher – 1995)

1948 – Buck Martinez (Catcher – 1969-71, 1972-77) pictured above with Ewing Kauffman

Happy Birthday!


Did You Know: Buck Martinez was one of thirty-nine players to play for the Royals during their inaugural 1969 season – making his major league debut on June 18. He made his last  appearance in a Royals uniform on October 1, 1977 and was traded (with Mark Littell) to St. Louis for Al Hrabosky on 12/9/77.

He was the last player from the original 1969 club to appear in a Royals uniform. 

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