Rudy Larusso once appeared in Gilligan’s Island with Bob Denver who was in Who’s Minding the Mint? (1967) with Bryan O’Byrne who was in
Hero at Large (1980) with Kevin Bacon.
Had the Detroit trade gone through, LaRusso would have been teamed with Dave DeBusscherre. Dave DeBusschere played with Floyd Robinson for the 1962 Chicago White Sox. Robinson played with Tommy John for the 1966 Chicago White Sox. Tommy John played with Mike Morgan for the 1982 New York Yankees.