Vida Blue was a pitcher for the Oakland A´s
, San Francisco Giants
an Kansas City Royals
Debut: July 20, 1969
Born: July 28, 1949 in Mansfield, LA
He won the 1971 MVP award and the 1971 Cy Young
He was an All Star
in 1971, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1980, and 1981.
Vida Blue is also the new band comprised of Page McConell of Phish, Oteil Burbridge of the Allman Brothers and Russell Batiste of the Funky Meters. They will be releasing an album this spring (2002) and playing a supporting tour.
"I think the some of the music we're doing harkens back a little bit to the Seventies and has some of the same textures," said McConell in a Rolling Stone article.