In his only season of everyday play, this error-prone Dominican hit .275 but drew
only 15 walks in 505 at-bats, scoring just 27 runs.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»March 22, 1972: In what ranks as one of New York's best trades, they send 1B/OF Danny Cater to the Red Sox for relief P Sparky Lyle. In seven years with the Yanks, Lyle will post a 57-40 record with 141 saves and a 2.41 ERA, win a Cy Young Award, and help the team to three World Series. The deal is completed when the Yanks toss in SS Mario Guerrero.