by Drew Pelto, AKA *censored*

Some called him Lefty.

Some called him Red.

Some called him crazy.

George Brunet was a well-traveled pitcher, and one you’ve probably never heard much about; mostly because he was a pretty good pitcher who got stuck on some really bad teams.  Over a major league career that went through parts of fifteen seasons, George compiled a record of 69-93 with a 3.62 ERA and 921 strikeouts.

There’s not a whole lot of anything up in Keweenaw County, MI.  Sure, there’s fishing and hunting, old copper mines and the logging industry, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing.  Michigan Technological University is just More >