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MLB Debuts1988 Season
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Paul Gibson made his MLB debut in 1988
Listing of all players who made their Major League debut during the 1988 season. The list is organized by hitters and pitchers and includes basic biographical information and statistics.

Batting Debuts -- Pitching Debuts


1988 Batting Debuts

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Player NamePosDateBoxAgeHt Wt B-T BornDate Place Draft InformationABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSO
Luis Alicea2B1988-04-23box - pbp22.2685-9 176 B-R 1965-07-29 Santurce,Puerto Rico
1986- 1-  23-SLN
411-1----1-
Roberto Alomar2B1988-04-22box - pbp20.0776-0 185 B-R 1968-02-05 Ponce,Puerto Rico
1985-   UDFA-SDN
4-1-------1
Sandy AlomarC1988-09-30box - pbp22.1046-5 235 R-R 1966-06-18 Salinas,Puerto Rico
1983-   UDFA-SDN
1---------1
Brady AndersonCF-LF1988-04-04box - pbp24.0776-1 202 L-L 1964-01-18 Silver Spring,Maryland
1985-10- 257-BOS
5-3-------1
Tom Barrett2B1988-07-02box - pbp28.0915-9 157 B-R 1960-04-02 San Fernando,California
1982-26- 667-NYA
111--------
Dante BichetteRF-LF1988-09-05box - pbp24.2926-3 238 R-R 1963-11-18 West Palm Beach,Florida
1984-17- 424-CAL
1----------
Craig Biggio2B-C1988-06-26box - pbp22.1945-11 180 R-R 1965-12-14 Smithtown,New York
1987- 1-  22-HOU
21-----1-11
Lance Blankenship2B-RF1988-09-04box - pbp24.2736-0 185 R-R 1963-12-06 Portland,Oregon
1986-10- 249-OAK
-----------
Pat BordersC1988-04-06box - pbp24.3286-2 200 R-R 1963-05-14 Columbus,Ohio
1982- 6- 134-TOR
4-3-1-5---1
Greg BrileyLF-RF1988-06-27box - pbp23.0345-8 165 L-R 1965-05-24 Bethel,North Carolina
1986- 1-  12-SEA
3---------1
Marty Brown3B1988-09-04box - pbp25.2246-1 190 R-R 1963-01-23 Lawton,Oklahoma
1985-12- 292-CIN
2-----1----
Sil CampusanoCF-LF1988-04-04box - pbp22.0946-0 175 R-R 1965-12-31 Santo Domingo,Dom Rep
1983-   UDFA-TOR
4-11-------
Jerald ClarkLF-1B1988-09-19box - pbp25.0406-4 189 R-R 1963-08-10 Crockett,Texas
1985-12- 310-SDN
1----------
Doug DascenzoCF-LF1988-09-02box - pbp24.0645-8 160 B-L 1964-06-30 Cleveland,Ohio
1985-12- 312-CHN
5231-------
Doug DavisC-3B1988-07-08box - pbp25.2876-0 180 R-R 1962-09-24 Bloomsburg,Pennsylvania
1984- 9- 216-CAL
21---------
Luis De los Santos1B1988-09-07box - pbp21.2526-5 190 R-R 1966-12-29 San Cristobal,Dom Rep
1984- 2-  44-KCA
3--------11
Cameron DrewLF-RF1988-09-09box - pbp24.2106-5 230 L-R 1964-02-12 Boston,Massachusetts
1985- 1-  12-HOU
1----------
Angel EscobarSS-3B1988-05-17box - pbp23.0056-0 160 B-R 1965-05-12 La Sabana,Venezuela
1982-   UDFA-SFN
3-1--------
John FishelLF-RF1988-07-14box - pbp25.2485-11 185 R-R 1962-11-08 Fullerton,California
1985- 9- 222-HOU
1----------
Mike Fitzgerald1B1988-06-23box - pbp24.0876-1 196 R-R 1964-03-28 Savannah,Georgia
1984-10- 235-CLE
4-1-------1
Bob GerenC1988-05-17box - pbp26.2376-3 205 R-R 1961-09-22 San Diego,California
1979- 1-  24-SDN
-----------
Mark Grace1B1988-05-02box - pbp23.3086-2 200 L-L 1964-06-28 Winston-Salem,North Carolina
1985-24- 622-CHN
5-2--------
Darryl HamiltonCF-RF1988-06-03box - pbp23.1826-1 192 L-R 1964-12-03 Baton Rouge,Louisiana
1986-11- 269-MIL
1-1--------
Lenny Harris3B-2B1988-09-07box - pbp23.3145-10 220 L-R 1964-10-28 Miami,Florida
1983- 5- 108-CIN
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Charlie Hayes3B1988-09-11box - pbp23.1056-0 215 R-R 1965-05-29 Hattiesburg,Mississippi
1983- 4-  96-SFN
3---------1
Jeff HusonSS-2B1988-09-02box - pbp24.0186-1 180 L-R 1964-08-15 Scottsdale,Arizona
1985-   UDFA-MON
1---------1
Alexis Infante3B-SS1988-05-07box - pbp26.1545-10 175 R-R 1961-12-04 Barquisimeto,Venezuela
1981-   UDFA-TOR
-1---------
Doug JenningsLF-1B1988-04-08box - pbp23.1905-10 170 L-L 1964-09-30 Atlanta,Georgia
1984- 2-  31-CAL
1----------
Ron JonesRF-LF1988-08-26box - pbp24.0765-10 200 L-R 1964-06-11 Seguin,Texas
1983- 2-  42-MON
311--11--1-
Tim JonesIF1988-07-26box - pbp25.2375-10 172 L-R 1962-12-01 Sumter,South Carolina
1985- 2-  46-SLN
3---------1
Ricky Jordan1B1988-07-17box - pbp23.0526-3 209 R-R 1965-05-26 Richmond,California
1983- 1-  22-PHI
221--13--21
Scott JordanCF1988-09-02box - pbp25.0986-0 175 R-R 1963-05-27 Waco,Texas
1985- 4-  89-CLE
1----------
Felix JoseRF1988-09-02box - pbp23.1236-1 190 B-R 1965-05-02 Santo Domingo,Dom Rep
1984-   UDFA-OAK
1---------1
Chad KreuterC1988-09-14box - pbp24.0196-2 200 B-R 1964-08-26 Greenbrae,California
1985- 5- 109-TEX
522--13---2
Tom LampkinC1988-09-10box - pbp24.1905-11 195 L-R 1964-03-04 Cincinnati,Ohio
1986-11- 265-CLE
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Mark Lemke2B1988-09-17box - pbp23.0355-9 167 B-R 1965-08-13 Utica,New York
1983-27- 677-ATL
31-------1-
Torey Lovullo2B-3B1988-09-10box - pbp23.0476-0 185 B-R 1965-07-25 Santa Monica,California
1987- 5- 131-DET
1-1--------
Carlos Martinez1B-3B1988-09-02box - pbp23.0226-5 175 R-R 1965-08-11 La Guaira,Venezuela
1983-   UDFA-NYA
5-1--------
Bill McGuireC1988-08-02box - pbp24.1706-3 205 R-R 1964-02-14 Omaha,Nebraska
1985- 1-  27-SEA
3--------1-
Luis Medina1B1988-09-02box - pbp25.1606-4 200 R-L 1963-03-26 Santa Monica,California
1985- 9- 219-CLE
3-2--------
Joey Meyer1B1988-04-04box - pbp25.3296-3 260 R-R 1962-05-10 Honolulu,Hawaii
1983- 5- 132-MIL
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Keith MillerCF-3B1988-04-23box - pbp25.0475-11 175 B-R 1963-03-07 Dallas,Texas
1984-16- 413-PHI
---------1-
Hal Morris1B1988-07-29box - pbp23.1116-2 195 L-L 1965-04-09 Fort Rucker,Alabama
1986- 8- 210-NYA
1-1--------
Rey PalaciosC-3B1988-09-08box - pbp25.3045-10 190 R-R 1962-11-08 Brooklyn,New York
1982-   UDFA-DET
2-1-------1
Johnny Paredes2B1988-04-29box - pbp25.2395-11 165 R-R 1962-09-02 Maracaibo,Venezuela
1982-   UDFA-PHI
3-1---1--1-
Tony PerezchicaSS-2B1988-09-07box - pbp22.1405-11 165 R-R 1966-04-20 Mexicali,Mexico
1984- 3-  63-SFN
2-1---1--11
Carlos Quintana1B-RF1988-09-16box - pbp23.0216-2 195 R-R 1965-08-26 Estado Miranda,Venezuela
1984-   UDFA-BOS
1-----1--11
Sap Randall1B-RF1988-08-02box - pbp27.3485-11 195 B-R 1960-08-19 Mobile,Alabama
1981-10- 236-CAL
41--------1
Joe Redfield3B1988-06-04box - pbp27.1416-2 190 R-R 1961-01-14 Doylestown,Pennsylvania
1982- 9- 215-NYN
2----------
Kevin ReimerLF1988-09-13box - pbp24.0776-2 225 L-R 1964-06-28 Macon,Georgia
1985-11- 265-TEX
1----------
Rolando RoomesLF-RF1988-04-12box - pbp26.0566-3 180 R-R 1962-02-15 Kingston,Jamaica
1980-   UDFA-CHN
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Chris Sabo3B1988-04-04box - pbp26.0756-0 185 R-R 1962-01-19 Detroit,Michigan
1983- 2-  30-CIN
511----1---
Gary SheffieldRF-OF1988-09-03box - pbp19.2895-11 205 R-R 1968-11-18 Tampa,Florida
1986- 1-   6-MIL
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Craig Smajstria2B1988-09-06box - pbp26.0795-9 165 B-R 1962-06-19 Houston,Texas
1981- 4-  84-CHA
1----------
Van SniderLF-RF1988-09-02box - pbp25.0226-3 205 L-R 1963-08-11 Birmingham,Alabama
1981-   UDFA-KCA
1---------1
Kelvin Torve1B1988-06-25box - pbp28.1676-3 205 L-R 1960-01-10 Rapid City,South Dakota
1981- 2-  36-SFN
1---------1
Shane Turner3B-LF1988-08-19box - pbp25.2235-10 180 L-R 1963-01-08 Los Angeles,California
1985- 6- 155-NYA
2--------11
Gary VarshoRF-LF1988-07-06box - pbp27.0075-11 175 L-R 1961-06-29 Marshfield,Wisconsin
1982- 5- 107-CHN
3----------
Craig Worthington3B1988-04-26box - pbp23.0096-0 202 R-R 1965-04-17 Los Angeles,California
1985- 1-   9-CHN
3---------2
Rick WronaC1988-09-03box - pbp24.2686-1 185 R-R 1963-12-10 Tulsa,Oklahoma
1985- 5- 130-CHN
1----------

1988 Pitching Debuts

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Player NamePosDateBoxAgeHt Wt B-T BornDate Place Draft InformationIPHRERHRBBSO
Gibson AlbaP1988-05-03box - pbp28.1066-2 160 L-L 1960-01-18 Santiago,Dom Rep
1976-   UDFA-PIT
0.2000000
Jack ArmstrongP1988-06-21box - pbp23.1066-5 220 R-R 1965-03-07 Englewood,New Jersey
1987- 1-  18-CIN
6.1222055
Scott ArnoldP1988-04-07box - pbp25.2326-2 210 R-R 1962-08-18 Lexington,Kentucky
1984- 5- 113-SLN
1.1000003
Don AugustP1988-06-02box - pbp24.3356-3 188 R-R 1963-07-03 Inglewood,California
1984- 1-  17-HOU
2.0000010
Tim BarrettP1988-07-18box - pbp27.1756-1 185 L-R 1961-01-24 Huntingburg,Indiana
1983-   UDFA-MON
2.0211000
Jose BautistaP1988-04-09box - pbp23.2586-1 205 R-R 1964-07-25 Bani,Dom Rep
1981-   UDFA-NYN
3.2733113
Kevin BlankenshipP1988-09-20box - pbp25.2376-0 175 R-R 1963-01-26 Anaheim,California
1984-   UDFA-ATL
3.2233051
Jeff BrantleyP1988-08-05box - pbp24.3355-10 197 R-R 1963-09-05 Florence,Alabama
1985- 6- 134-SFN
2.0100000
William BrennanP1988-07-19box - pbp25.1856-3 187 R-R 1963-01-15 Tampa,Florida
1984-   UDFA-LAN
4.2633032
Keith BrownP1988-08-25box - pbp24.1936-4 215 B-R 1964-02-14 Flagstaff,Arizona
1986-21- 540-CIN
7.0411123
Todd BurnsP1988-05-31box - pbp24.3306-2 186 R-R 1963-07-06 Maywood,California
1984- 7- 168-OAK
1.2211004
Mike CapelP1988-05-07box - pbp26.2066-1 175 R-R 1961-10-13 Marshall,Texas
1983-13- 320-CHN
1.2000011
Cris CarpenterP1988-05-14box - pbp23.0396-1 185 R-R 1965-04-05 St. Augustine,Florida
1987- 1-  14-SLN
6.0755013
Tony CastilloP1988-08-14box - pbp25.1665-10 190 L-L 1963-03-01 Lara,Venezuela
1983-   UDFA-TOR
1.0100001
Jose CecenaP1988-04-06box - pbp24.2305-11 180 R-R 1963-08-20 Ciudad Obregon,Mexico
1985-   UDFA-PHI
1.0200000
Norm CharltonP1988-08-19box - pbp25.2256-3 205 B-L 1963-01-06 Fort Polk,Louisiana
1984- 1-  28-MON
2.2755023
Terry ClarkP1988-07-07box - pbp27.2706-2 190 R-R 1960-10-10 Los Angeles,California
1979-23- 575-SLN
5.0511001
Danny ClayP1988-05-01box - pbp26.1896-1 190 R-R 1961-10-24 Sun Valley,California
1980-30- 716-SFN
1.1100011
Dennis CookP1988-09-12box - pbp25.3436-3 190 L-L 1962-10-04 La Marque,Texas
1985-18- 446-SFN
5.1200032
Sherman CorbettP1988-05-29box - pbp25.2076-4 205 L-L 1962-11-03 New Braunfels,Texas
1984- 3-  60-CAL
3.0000021
Jim CorsiP1988-06-28box - pbp26.2926-1 220 R-R 1961-09-09 Newton,Massachusetts
1982-25- 642-NYA
1.0100011
John CostelloP1988-06-02box - pbp27.1606-1 190 R-R 1960-12-24 Bronx,New York
1983-24- 612-SLN
1.2000003
Zach CrouchP1988-06-04box - pbp22.2216-3 180 L-L 1965-10-26 Folsom,California
1984-13- 328-BOS
0.1111010
Steve CurryP1988-07-10box - pbp22.3006-6 217 R-R 1965-09-13 Winter Park,Florida
1984- 7- 172-BOS
4.1433072
Jose DeJesusP1988-09-09box - pbp23.2466-5 195 R-R 1965-01-06 Brooklyn,New York
1983-   UDFA-KCA
2.0465031
Rob DibbleP1988-06-29box - pbp24.1576-4 230 L-R 1964-01-24 Bridgeport,Connecticut
1983- 1-  20-CIN
2.0000001
Gordon DillardP1988-08-12box - pbp24.0846-1 190 L-L 1964-05-20 Salinas,California
1986-14- 357-BAL
0.1000000
Frank DimicheleP1988-04-08box - pbp23.0516-3 205 R-L 1965-02-16 Philadelphia,Pennsylvania
1985-15- 381-CAL
1.1222101
Gary EaveP1988-04-12box - pbp24.2656-4 200 R-R 1963-07-22 Monroe,Louisiana
1985-12- 302-ATL
2.0100020
Dave EilandP1988-08-03box - pbp22.0296-3 205 R-R 1966-07-05 Dade City,Florida
1987- 7- 185-NYA
7.0311123
Steve EllsworthP1988-04-07box - pbp27.2516-8 220 R-R 1960-07-30 Chicago,Illinois
1981- 1-   9-BOS
2.0855212
Tony FossasP1988-05-15box - pbp30.2346-0 187 L-L 1957-09-23 Havana,Cuba
1979-12- 303-TEX
2.2300010
Paul GibsonP1988-04-08box - pbp28.0956-0 185 R-L 1960-01-04 Southampton,New York
1978- 3-  70-CIN
1.1000020
German GonzalezP1988-08-05box - pbp26.1516-0 170 R-R 1962-03-07 Rio Caribe,Venezuela
1986-   UDFA-MIN
1.0100011
Tom GordonP1988-09-08box - pbp20.2955-9 190 R-R 1967-11-18 Sebring,Florida
1986- 6- 157-KCA
2.0000002
Jeff GrayP1988-06-21box - pbp25.0726-1 175 R-R 1963-04-10 Richmond,Virginia
1984-   UDFA-PHI
1.0100010
Erik HansonP1988-09-05box - pbp23.1106-6 215 R-R 1965-05-18 Kinnelon,New Jersey
1986- 2-  36-SEA
7.1620012
Mike HarkeyP1988-09-05box - pbp21.3156-5 220 R-R 1966-10-25 San Diego,California
1987- 1-   4-CHN
6.1733014
Pete HarnischP1988-09-13box - pbp21.3556-0 228 R-R 1966-09-23 Commack,New York
1987- 1-  27-BAL
7.0655135
Greg HarrisP1988-09-19box - pbp24.2936-2 190 R-R 1963-12-01 Greensboro,North Carolina
1986-13- 326-SDN
2.0422002
Don HeinkelP1988-04-07box - pbp28.1706-0 185 L-R 1959-10-20 Racine,Wisconsin
1982-30- 752-DET
2.0211002
Ken HillP1988-09-03box - pbp22.2636-2 215 R-R 1965-12-14 Lynn,Massachusetts
1985-   UDFA-DET
3.0622012
Brian HolmanP1988-06-25box - pbp23.1516-4 185 R-R 1965-01-25 Denver,Colorado
1983- 1-  16-MON
3.1543053
German JimenezP1988-06-28box - pbp25.2055-11 200 L-L 1962-12-05 Santiago,Mexico
1988-   UDFA-ATL
4.1875020
Randy JohnsonP1988-09-15box - pbp25.0056-10 230 R-L 1963-09-10 Walnut Creek,California
1985- 2-  36-MON
5.0622235
Randy KramerP1988-09-11box - pbp27.3566-2 170 R-R 1960-09-20 Palo Alto,California
1982- 2-  42-HOU
2.0000001
Mark LeeP1988-09-08box - pbp24.0506-5 220 L-L 1964-07-20 Williston,North Dakota
1985-15- 392-DET
1.0100000
Vance LovelaceP1988-09-10box - pbp25.0326-5 205 L-L 1963-08-09 Tampa,Florida
1981- 1-  16-CHN
0.0000010
Ravelo ManzanilloP1988-09-25box - pbp24.3446-0 210 L-L 1963-10-17 San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep
1980-   UDFA-PIT
4.0322058
Ramon MartinezP1988-08-13box - pbp20.1446-4 184 R-R 1968-03-22 Santo Domingo,Dom Rep
1984-   UDFA-LAN
7.2411045
Scott MayP1988-09-02box - pbp26.2956-1 185 R-R 1961-11-11 West Bend,Wisconsin
1983- 6- 150-LAN
3.1455222
Scott MedvinP1988-05-09box - pbp26.2356-1 195 R-R 1961-09-16 North Olmsted,Ohio
1983-   UDFA-DET
1.0321000
Brian MeyerP1988-09-03box - pbp25.2176-0 190 R-R 1963-01-29 Camden,New Jersey
1986-16- 406-HOU
1.0000001
Bob MilackiP1988-09-18box - pbp24.0526-4 220 R-R 1964-07-28 Trenton,New Jersey
1983- 1-   9-SDN
8.0100044
Brad MooreP1988-06-14box - pbp23.3586-1 185 R-R 1964-06-21 Loveland,Colorado
1998-35-1035-OAK
2.2300020
Rod NicholsP1988-07-30box - pbp23.2136-2 190 R-R 1964-12-29 Burlington,Iowa
1985- 5- 115-CLE
7.0543125
Gregg OlsonP1988-09-02box - pbp21.3266-4 208 R-R 1966-10-11 Scribner,Nebraska
1988- 1-   4-BAL
1.0100012
Donn PallP1988-08-01box - pbp26.2026-1 179 R-R 1962-01-11 Chicago,Illinois
1985-23- 579-CHA
1.0211001
Ken PattersonP1988-07-08box - pbp24.0006-4 210 L-L 1964-07-08 Costa Mesa,California
1985- 3-  77-NYA
3.2300012
Oswaldo PerazaP1988-04-04box - pbp25.1676-4 172 R-R 1962-10-19 Puerto Cabello,Venezuela
1981-   UDFA-TOR
1.2343123
Jeff PicoP1988-05-31box - pbp22.1086-1 190 R-R 1966-02-12 Antioch,California
1984-13- 317-CHN
9.0400006
Rick ReedP1988-08-08box - pbp22.3576-1 195 R-R 1965-08-16 Huntington,West Virginia
1986-26- 644-PIT
8.0300014
Mike RochfordP1988-09-03box - pbp25.1736-4 205 L-L 1963-03-14 Methuen,Massachusetts
1982- 1-  17-BOS
0.0100000
Steve RosenbergP1988-06-04box - pbp23.2166-0 185 L-L 1964-10-31 Brooklyn,New York
1986- 4- 106-NYA
2.0433011
Roger SamuelsP1988-07-20box - pbp27.1966-5 210 L-L 1961-01-05 San Jose,California
1983-10- 244-HOU
2.0000012
Israel SanchezP1988-07-07box - pbp24.3225-9 170 L-L 1963-08-20 Falcon Lasvias,Cuba
1982- 9- 220-KCA
1.0222000
Curt SchillingP1988-09-07box - pbp21.2976-4 231 R-R 1966-11-14 Anchorage,Alaska
1986- 2-  39-BOS
7.0633152
Mike SchoolerP1988-06-10box - pbp25.3046-3 220 R-R 1962-08-10 Anaheim,California
1985- 2-  35-SEA
1.0000001
Steve SearcyP1988-08-29box - pbp24.0866-1 185 L-L 1964-06-04 Knoxville,Tennessee
1985- 3-  80-DET
7.2533235
Jose SeguraP1988-04-10box - pbp25.0745-11 180 R-R 1963-01-26 Fundacion,Dom Rep
1981-   UDFA-PHI
1.0000001
Scott ServiceP1988-09-05box - pbp21.1916-6 240 R-R 1967-02-26 Cincinnati,Ohio
1985-   UDFA-PHI
2.0100002
Jeff ShaverP1988-07-06box - pbp24.3426-3 195 R-R 1963-07-30 Beaver,Pennsylvania
1985-22- 559-OAK
1.0000000
Candy SierraP1988-04-06box - pbp21.0106-2 190 R-R 1967-03-27 Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico
1983-   UDFA-SDN
1.1200020
John SmoltzP1988-07-23box - pbp21.0696-3 220 R-R 1967-05-15 Warren,Michigan
1985-22- 574-DET
8.0411012
Todd StottlemyreP1988-04-06box - pbp22.3216-3 200 L-R 1965-05-20 Yakima,Washington
1985- 1-   1-SLN
1.2100020
Terry TaylorP1988-08-19box - pbp24.0226-1 180 R-R 1964-07-28 Crestview,Florida
1982- 4-  86-SEA
7.1422042
John TrautweinP1988-04-07box - pbp25.2436-3 205 R-R 1962-08-07 Lafayette Hill,Pennsylvania
1984-   UDFA-MON
2.2511010
DeWayne VaughnP1988-04-17box - pbp28.2705-11 180 R-R 1959-07-22 Oklahoma City,Oklahoma
1981-   UDFA-NYN
2.2966111
Mike WalkerP1988-09-09box - pbp21.3406-1 195 R-R 1966-10-04 Chicago,Illinois
1986- 2-  27-CLE
2.1000042
David WestP1988-09-24box - pbp24.0236-6 247 L-L 1964-09-01 Memphis,Tennessee
1983- 4-  84-NYN
5.0511023
Steve WilsonP1988-09-16box - pbp23.2776-4 195 L-L 1964-12-13 Victoria,BC
1985- 4-  83-TEX
5.1422110
Trevor WilsonP1988-09-05box - pbp22.0906-0 204 L-L 1966-06-07 Torrance,California
1985- 8- 186-SFN
4.2854123