Monday, August 18, 2014
668th Place - Jerry Royster
When this card was printed, Royster was entering his last season as a journeyman backup infielder. What's a bit unusual about this card is that they caught Royster in a Yankees uniform, despite a mid-season trade from the White Sox. This is a similar situation from the Bill Gullickson card featured earlier on the blog. Royster was traded for Ken Patterson, who had a few years of success in the Chicago bullpen.
Since his playing days Royster has managed the Milwaukee Brewers and was the third base coach during Bobby Valentine's ill-fated run with the Red Sox. He's now coaching a high school team in Los Angeles.