Born: Jul 17, 1956
Born in Maine but attended college in Mississippi, moustachioed Ladd came to the Astros in 1979 as a dividend in the Bob Watson trade to Boston. In that season, he posted a 1-1 record and a 2.92 ERA in ten games.
Two years later, he was dealt to Milwaukee and had his career year in 1983 when he saved 25 games for the Brewers. He finished his career in 1986 with a year in Seattle.
Overall, Ladd had a career mark of 17-23 with 39 saves and a 4.14 ERA over six big league seasons.