Well, this time he found some cards that helped me with my project! In fact, he found a dealer who used to collect autographs and is now selling them off, and he was able to get me signed cards of four former O's who are now dead; Mike Blyzka, Joe Kennedy, Fred Marsh & Ray Murray.
After his playing career was over he served as the Cubs manager from 1963-65 and general manager from 1977-80; he also managed the Oakland A's in 1968.
Bob's son, Terry, was an Oriole from 1987-88, making them possibly the only father-son Orioles combo. Does anyone know of another?
Another player who served our country in WWII, Fred kicked around the Majors for 7 years, primarily as a backup infielder.