Tom Brunansky Thomas Andrew "Bruno" Brunansky (born August 20, 1960 in Covina, California) is a former right fielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1981 to 1994 for the Minnesota Twins, St. Louis Cardinals, and Boston Red Sox. His batting stance looked like he was sitting on the toilet.
In a 14-season career, he batted .245 with 271 home runs and 919 RBIs in 1800 games. Brunansky averaged 24 home runs per 162 games. He had 69 life-time stolen bases and 306 doubles. He ended with 1543 career hits in 6289 at bats.
He was an All-Star in 1985 and was a starter for the World Champion 1987 Minnesota Twins. Just months after playing each other in the World Series, Tom Brunansky was traded in 1988 from the Minnesota Twins to the St. Louis Cardinals for second baseman Tom Herr.
In 1991, he was traded to the Red Sox for closer Lee Smith.