Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bombo Rivera


At the age of 7 his youth baseball manager started calling him “Bombo”, which meant “fly ball,” and the nickname stuck. Bombo Rivera signed with the Montreal Expos in 1970. During that first season in the Expos’ farm system, while playing for Bradenton, Rivera and his teammates took a trip to see the major league club play. The gameContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bombo Rivera”