This date in Kernels alumni history – May 21, 1980 – Jim Dwyer

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On May 21, 1980 Jim Dwyer (Cedar Rapids Cardinals – 1971) went 3-5 at the plate with a pair of home runs in the Boston Red Sox win over the Toronto Blue Jays. Dwyer had 4 RBI and scored two runs in the victory.

Jim Dwyer hit .260 with 77 HR and 349 RBi during his 18 year MLB career playing for the Cardinals, Expos, Mets, Giants, Red Sox, Orioles, and Twins. Dwyer was a member of the 1983 World Series Champion Orioles. He batted .375 including a HR in game 1 during the ’83 World Series.

Jim Dwyer hit .313 with 2 HR and 15 RBI in 58 games for the 1971 Cedar Rapids Cardinals. The Cardinals finished 67-53 under manager Bobby Dews.

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