December 10, 1990

Eric Show



Players most similar to | John Montefusco, Steve Blass
Pitches | 1. Sinking fastball  2. Slider  3. Change  4. Curve

Career statistics | 101-89, 3.66 ERA, 1,655 IPs
Career year (1988) 16-11, 3.26 ERA, 234 IPs

Teams | Padres (1981-90), Athletics (91)

Acquired | Drafted by the Padres in the 18th round of the 1978 amateur draft.

Gone | Signed a two-year, $1.6 million contract with the Athletics on Dec. 10, 1990.

The Eric Show Library
Baseball’s Thinking Man | Los Angeles Times (Feb. 27, 1988)
Eric Show’s Solitary Life, and Death | The New York Times (March 27, 1994)
The tortured life of Eric Show | ESPN.com (Sept. 11, 2010)
Silver anniversary: the Eric Show game | The Hardball Times (July 7, 2012)

December 5, 1990

Roberto Alomar



Player most similar to | Frankie Frisch
Career statistics | 210 HRs, 1,134 RBIs, .300/.371/.443
Career year (2001) 20 HRs, 100 RBIs, .336/.415/.541, 113 runs, 12 triples, 30 SBs

Teams | Padres (1988-90), Blue Jays (91-95), Orioles (96-98), Cleveland (99-2001), Mets (02-03), White Sox (03), Diamondbacks (04), White Sox (04)

Acquired | Signed by the Padres as an amateur free agent on Feb. 15, 1985.

Gone | Traded by the Padres with Joe Carter to the Blue Jays for Tony Fernandez and Fred McGriff on Dec. 5, 1990.

Resume
• Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame (2011)
• 12-time All-Star (1990-2001)
• 10 Gold Glove awards (1991-96, 98-2001)
• Top 10 in MVP voting (1991-93, 99, 2001)
• 1992 ALCS MVP
• 1998 All-Star Game MVP

League leader
• Runs (1999)