Boyd, Bob - The Rope
BOB ‘THE ROPE’ BOYD
Nicknamed "Rope" for his line-drive hitting, Bob began his baseball career with the Memphis Red Sox. He was sent to the farm team in Knoxville TN, then was called back to the home club, where he had a good year. His batting average with Memphis Red Sox was .352 , .369 and .371, from 47' thru 49'.
Sept. 2000 photo of Mr. Boyd (below) courtesy of Jim Sanders