h2h Corner ~ Check You Out On the Flip Side: Moose Haas
The 1987 Oakland Athletics had the most eclectic team judging from the back of their baseball cards. If you dont believe me, continue to read on. I have at least five or six more in addition to Mike Davis and Carney Lansford to write about.
None, however, are more interesting than Moose Haas. Man, Ive wanted to write about this one for so long. Basically, he is Jean-Claude Van Damme combined with Gob. Bluth and a dash of MacGyver. Of course, there is also the tiny fact that he goes by Moose (even though his real name is Bryan Edmund). He was also born in Baltimore, which is a city I love.
Unfortunately for the nickname-, karate-, magic- and locksmith-loving public, 1987 would be the last year in the majors for Haas. He ended with a pretty impressive 12-year career going 100-83 with a 4.01... [via Fantasy Baseball 101]