The Zuvella Files

From Abbott to Zuvella it’s the 1980s all over again!!

Steve Ziem

leave a comment »

Steve was a righty reliever who got called up to Atlanta in 1987 when Paul Assenmacher went on the DL… Appeared in two games in two days and never reached the majors again… had a loss in his first appearance when he entered an 8-8 tie in the eleventh, gave up a hit and balked the guy into scoring position. (Was ’87 the year of the balk?) Ed Olwine relieved him and got the next hitter to hit a routine grounder which Rafael Ramirez threw away… along with Charlie Puleo he pitched a combined no-hitter for Richmond against OKC on 6/27/89.

I hope his name rhymes with diem as in carpe diem but it probably doesn’t.

– Jon

Advertisements

Written by Jon

October 31, 2008 at 11:49 am

Posted in Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: