Thomas Edward Lawless (born June 17, 1956 in Erie, Pennsylvania) was a Major League Baseball player between 1982 and 1990, playing for the Cincinnati Reds, Montreal Expos, St. Louis Cardinals, and Toronto Blue Jays. Events 1462 - Vlad III the Impaler attempts to assassinate Mehmed II ( The Night Attack) forcing him to retreat Year 1956 ( MCMLVI) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Champions Major League Baseball World Series Champion St Louis Cardinals World Series MVP Darrell Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Cincinnati Reds over Oakland Athletics (4-0 José Rijo, MVP The Cincinnati Reds are a Major League Baseball team based in Cincinnati Ohio, USA Franchise history Creation of the franchise In 1960 Montreal lost its International League team the Montreal Royals (an affiliate of The St Louis Cardinals (also referred to as "the Cards " or "the Redbirds " are a professional Baseball team based in St The Toronto Blue Jays are a professional baseball team based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Although just a fringe, part-time player throughout his career, Lawless was involved in a number of dramatic and historic moments. Lawless became famous in 1984 when he became the only player ever traded for the great Pete Rose. Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Detroit Tigers over San Diego Padres (4-1 Alan Trammell, MVP Lawless, who only hit two regular-season home runs his entire career, is also remembered for his dramatic game-winning home run in Game 4 of the 1987 World Series (he had hit . The 1987 World Series was played between the Minnesota Twins and the St 080 in 25 at bats during the regular season. Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Minnesota Twins over St ) "When I hit it I knew I hit it good, but I wasn't sure it was out," Lawless told reporters at the time. "'Holy cow,' I said to myself. The ball went out and I went blank for a second. Then I flipped the bat. I knew if it wasn't out, it would have been caught. "
Then, in 1989, while with the Toronto Blue Jays, Lawless' ninth inning single prevented Mark Langston from pitching a no-hitter. Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Oakland Athletics over San Francisco Giants (4-0 Dave Stewart, Mark Edward Langston (born August 20, 1960 in San Diego California) is an American Left-handed former Major League Baseball In Baseball, a no-hitter (also known as a no-hit game, or colloquially a no-no) refers to a game in which one of the teams prevented the other from getting
A fast and highly skilled baserunner, Lawless struggled to hit major league pitching and retired in 1990. Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Cincinnati Reds over Oakland Athletics (4-0 José Rijo, MVP He entered the coaching ranks and has become a successful minor league manager, most recently with the Frederick Keys in 2004. Part of the History of baseball series Minor league baseball is a hierarchy of Professional baseball leagues in North The Frederick Keys Minor league baseball team is the "High-A" class A baseball affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, and the current champions of the Headline events of the year The Boston Red Sox win their first World Series since, ending the Curse of the Bambino. He is known for an aggressive managing style, calling for many stolen bases and sacrifice bunts. In Baseball, a stolen base occurs when a Baserunner successfully advances to the next base while the Pitcher is delivering the ball to Home plate He most recently served as minor league infield/baserunning instructor for the Baltimore Orioles. The Baltimore Orioles are a professional baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland. In 2007, he served as a coach for the China national baseball team during its participation in Major League Baseball's Instructional League program and in the Arizona Fall League.