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Glen Gorbous from the Chronology
Aug 1, 1957 - Former ML OF Glen Gorbous of Omaha breaks Don Grate's record toss with a heave of 445 feet 10 inches before a home game. Gorbous has a 6-step running start and earns $200 for his effort. Sheldon LeJeune of the Reds reached 426 feet 9 1/2 inches in 1910.
Apr 30, 1955 - The Phillies trade C Smoky Burgess P Steve Ridzik and OF Stan Palys to the Redlegs for OF Jimmy Greengrass C Andy Seminick and OF Glen Gorbous. Then the Phillies buy SS Roy Smalley from the Braves.