Reggie Abercrombie; HR King & a real gentleman…by Chuck Duboff

Reggie crushed his 90th career HR yesterday as the Goldeyes demolished Gary 24-3; take a few minutes to get to know the HR king of the American Association, Reggie Abercrombie.

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IMG_1280 Reggie Abercrombie, GM Andrew Collier, the skipper Rick Forney.

© Chuck Duboff

It’s often been said that to get to know a man, ask others for their thoughts about that individual.  I asked several people to share with me their impressions of Reggie Abercrombie:

Dan Perron, bullpen catcher for the Goldeyes:

“…Reggie is a class act.  He is more than a teammate, but an older brother to us all.  He keeps it light in the clubhouse and makes coming  to the ballpark fun.  He is a humble individual.  Not only does he take care of teammates, but also goes out of his way to help others when he can.  If that means visiting schools, doing camps with kids or visiting sick kids, he always does his best to make everyone smile.”

IMG_1284 Reggie making friends with a young fan at Children’s Hospital.

Steve Schuster, Winnipeg Goldeyes radio broadcaster:

“Reggie is arguably…

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