The lanky, lefthanded first baseman came to Pittsburgh in the 1985 Bill Madlock deal.
A career .329 hitter in the minors, Bream set a NL record with 166 assists at first
base in 1986, his first full season, and finished third in the league in doubles.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»October 7, 1905:
Beaneaters 1B Fred Tenney has one assist in the season's final game, giving him an NL record of 152. The mark will be topped by Sid Bream of Pittsburgh, with 166 in 1986.
»October 12, 1991:
Catcher Greg Olson's 2-run homer caps a 4-run Brave 1st as Atlanta goes on to a 10-3 victory over Pittsburgh in Game three of the NLCS. Ron Gant and Sid Bream homer for the Braves, who take a two games to one lead.
»May 8, 1993: At Denver, the Rockies blow a 6–0 lead in the 8th inning and lose to the Braves, 8–7 on Sid Bream's pinch-hit, opposite field, pop fly grand slam.