Sunday, March 10, 2013

#39 Gary Bell, Garry Roggenburk, George Brunet/ Pitcher

The jersey #39 was a popular one for the Pilots in 1969. It would see time with three players while getting passed around the clubhouse in Sicks Stadium.

The number would start with Gary Bell on the mound. Gary was shipped off the the White Sox on June 8th of the year.

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Fast forward about two weeks and Garry Roggenburk was purchased from the Boston Red Sox. Garry was a short timer seeing only seven games and was done with the Pilots after July 27th.

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 Four days later on the 31st of July, the Pilots purchased George Brunet from the California Angels. George would finish the 1969 season in the Emerald City before heading to DC to be a Senator for the 1970 season.

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