Vuk (1947-2007) [BP Unfiltered]

The world of futility infielders has lost one of its legendary practitioners in John Vukovich, who passed away this week at age 59. Vukovich, a .161 career hitter, holds a rather dubious distinction, as I wrote at BP Unfiltered, but the 40 years he gave to the game as a player, coach, interim manager and executive is a truer testament to his baseball acumen and reputation within the game.

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