This date in Kernels alumni history – May 26, 2005
On May 26, 2005, Dallas McPherson (Cedar Rapids Kernels – 2002) went 1-3 with a HR, two RBI and a run scored as the Angels defeated the Chicago White Sox 3-2. It would be the first of three straight days McPherson would hit a HR for the Angels.
Dallas McPherson has hit .245 with 18 HR and 45 RBI entering the 2011 season playing for the Angels and Marlins. He was recently recalled by the Chicago White Sox and has gone 2-11 with a run scored in 7 games in 2011.
Dallas McPherson was part of the 2002 Kernels team that finished 3rd with a mark of 81-58 under manager Todd Claus. The 2002 team swept Quad Cities in the opening round of the playoffs before falling to Peoria in the second round. McPherson hit .277 with 15 HR, 88 RBI and stole 30 bases in 132 games for the Kernels.