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Touring the Bases With…Ed Herrmann

March 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The grandson of pitcher Marty Herrmann, Ed, a catcher, debuted with the Chicago White Sox in 1967, then spent 11 years in the majors before ending his career with Montreal in 1978 as Gary Carter’s backup.  In 1972, Herrmann caught all 49 of Wilbur Woods’ starts, the most for a battery since 1884 when Sam Trott caught all of pitcher Hardie Henderson’s starts for the American Association’s Baltimore Orioles.  Herrmann was named to the American League All-Star team in 1974 and caught a no-hitter by Astros hurler Larry Dierker in 1976.  Click here to watch a video of a conversation I had with Herrmann.

Bob Lazzari is an award-winning sports columnist for both Connecticut’s Valley Times and NY Sports Day, where his “Sports Roundup” column is featured weekly. He is a member of the Connecticut Sports Writers’ Alliance and host of “Monday Night Sports Talk,” a cable television show on CTV/Channel 14 in Connecticut.

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