Sunday, July 12, 2009

Johnny Edwards

Johnny Edwards began his major league career with the Reds in 1961; he played with them to '67, then played with the Cardinals in '68.

Edwards was traded on October 11, 1968 (with minor league player Tommy Smith) to the Houston Astros for Dave Giusti and Dave Adlesh. After playing his first season for the Houston Astros in 1969 he finished 36th in voting for the National League MVP. He would finish out his career in Houston in '74.

All-Star selection (1963, 1964, 1965)
Gold Glove Award winner (1963, 1964)

Sent off TTM on 11/19/99; received 11/29/99

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