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1976 Topps Traded: The Missing Cards - #405T Rollie Fingers Like Vida Blue and Joe Rudi, the league voided Charlie Finley's sale of Rollie Fingers to the Boston Red Sox at the June 15th trade deadline in 1976. Fingers was granted free agency at the conclusion of the 1976 season. The All-Star and leading fireman signed with San Diego.
Dear Readers, We here at The Baseball Card Blog are growing restless with our blog template. So over the weekend we will be trying out new layouts. Lots of things will be taken into account, including ease of navigation, reliable load...Show More Summary
Kirk Gibson, 1988 Donruss Diamond Kings Rhetorical question: What makes a Diamond King? Here are some rhetorical answers: Being able to sit still long enough to be drawn, playing baseball, lightening bolts—a lot of people don’t knowShow More Summary
It's less than three months away... The autograph-guest lineup for the National has been announced and it looks like the entire Major-League roster from the late 1970s will be in attendance: Carlton Fisk, Jim Rice, Pete Rose, Ferguson Jenkins, George Foster, Joe Morgan, Jim Palmer, Bruce Sutter, etc. Show More Summary
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1976 Topps Traded: The Missing Cards - #26T Andy Thornton Let's talk about lopsided trades: Andre Thornton was traded straight up to the Cleveland Indians prior to the 1977 season for Jackie Brown. While not exactly Milt Pappas for Frank Robinson, with 20-20 hindsight it was an incredible deal for Cleveland.
This week's edition of "Casting Agent" is for a pay-cable mini series drama focusing on the trials and tribulations of running a brewery during the late 1850s/early 1860s in the United States. It will take place in Milwaukee and focus...Show More Summary
1976 Topps Traded: The Missing Cards - #48T Joe Ferguson Ferguson was famous for a few things: his home-run heroics in the 1974 World Series while a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers; his record-setting 1973 season when he made onlyShow More Summary
1976 Topps Traded: The Missing Cards - #235T Bert Blyleven Seems like a lot of guys in this custom set were big stars, doesn't it? I count at least four future Hall of Famers and lots of guys at the tops of their respective careers.
1976 Topps Traded: The Missing Cards - #495T Nate Colbert While the baseball-speaking world currently fawns over Josh Hamilton and his four home runs in one game, remember that Nate Colbert hit five home runs in one double-header.
Charlie O'Brien, 1989 Topps If I were to tell you that Charlie O’Brien, the person you see here, revolutionized the game of baseball, would you believe me? Well, you should, because it’s true. But how, you ask? Here are some excellent guesses made by no one in particular, and I will examine which guess is correct. Show More Summary
1976 Topps Traded: The Missing Cards - #481T Rudy May For a team destined to finish 10.5 games behind the first-place Yankees, the Baltimore Orioles were busy in 1976. All told, 10 players joined the team that year, including the Dude, Rudy May. Show More Summary
The Champ: 1992 Topps Craig Wilson The Challenger: 1991 Topps Archives "1953: The Ultimate Series" Eleanor Engle
1976 Topps Traded: The Missing Cards - #25T Mike Torrez While Torrez will forever be remembered by Red Sox fans as the guy who gave up Bucky Dent's home run in the one-game play-off in 1978, he really should be remembered as a 20-game winner and sturdy, top-of-the-rotation-type pitcher. Show More Summary
The Champ: 1992 Topps Craig Wilson The Challenger: 1992 Donruss Roger Clemens Diamond King
1976 Topps Traded: The Missing Cards - #90T Sal Bando As part of the Great Fire Sale That Wasn't, Charlie Finley let the White Sox kick the tires on Sal Bando. Bando was granted free agency after the 1976 season and signed with the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Champ: 1958 Topps Moose Skowron All-Star The Challenger: 1992 Topps Craig Wilson
1976 Topps Traded: The Missing Cards - #268T Del Unser Here's something: Baseball Reference lists Unser one place in front of Ozark Ike, Gus Zernial, on its All-Time Rank (among Batters) list. Here's something else: If you're not following...Show More Summary
For this Sunday's game of Casting Agent, I've picked the shoot-em-up genre, made-for-TV–movie variety. For those readers who are unfamiliar with Casting Agent, the object of the game is to cast a TV show, movie, or play based on theShow More Summary
1976 Topps Traded: The Missing Cards - #319T Larry Gura Though he'd been in the league for a handful of years prior to joining the Royals in May 1976, Larry Gura never found sustained success until he donned the Kansas City blue and white.