Will Chet Get To 2nd Base?

Chet spent several years in the minors bouncing from team to team. He was primarily a shortstop, but would occasionally switch to 2nd base. The night before a game against St. Paul he got a call from Lester, the manager. “I may need you to play 2nd base tomorrow. I’ll call you in the morning…

Duane Kuiper*

40 years ago a major league career began in Cleveland. I originally published this story on this website in March, 2013. As a kid growing up in Cleveland in the 1970s I dreamed of two things happening. One, the Cleveland Indians would make it to the World Series. And two, my favorite player would make the highlight…