Another backup catcher. Had 9 at bats in 1955 but was featured in an early series. Go figure.
Led the NL in steals for the 3rd straight year in 1955. Set the table for the big boppers in the Milwaukee lineup.
A solid pitcher for several years with the Braves. Was 3rd in the NL in ERA in 1955.
15 HR and 55 RBI in only 303 ABs in 1955.
ERNIE! With Pete van Wieran's recent passing, all 3 of the Braves voices I grew up with are gone. Ernie was a top flight relief pitcher for several years for the Braves and a key piece of their bullpen during their World Series campaigns in 1957 and 1958. You young'uns probably know his son better from watching NBA games on TNT.
I have 7 more cards to write about from this show but I'll keep them a mystery until the next post.