Frank Howard Is our throwback player of the day. Howard was a huge man at 6' 8" and 275lbs. He excelled in basketball and baseball at Ohio State. he probably could have been a very good basketball star, but decided on baseball as his chosen career. Frank Howard had some colorful nicknames such as Hondo and The Capital Punisher to name a few. During his career he hit 382 home runs and had over 1,000 RBI's. He was Rookie of the year in 1960 and a four time all-star.
The one thing most people remember about Frank Howard besides his side was his monstrous home runs he use to hit. Frank Howard was a player that played hard and always gave it his all. If Frank Howard would have played a little longer his numbers could have been even higher. No matter what Frank Howard is one of the good ones and our player of the day. In his spare time he raises money for St. Jude Hospital.