Sunday, December 18, 2011

Felipe Alou (6 degrees from Barry Bonds to Orator Shafer, pre National League Days)

Felipe Alou in 2006 would manage Barry Bonds. In 1958, he played with Hank Sauer. In 1941 Hank Sauer played with Lloyd Waner.  Lloyd Waner was coached by Honus Wagner in 1933. In 1897, Wagner played with Percy Werden with Louisville in the National League. In 1884 Percy Werden played with for the St. Louis Maroons in the Union Association with Orator Shafer. Orator Shafer began his career in 1874 in the National Association with Hartford.

This card has a 3-d effect to it, Alou appears to standout unusually in this photo.

Back Facts: Felipe serves as an Expos coach only in spring training.

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