Tuesday, March 23, 2010

1983 floyd bannister

1982 was a contract year for floyd bannister, and he made the most of it, leading the american league in strikeouts and being named to the all star team.  he signed with the white sox as a free agent that offseason, making his 1983 o-pee-chee card a team and text variation
here's the topps front:
now the o-pee-chee back:
and the topps back:
bannister, the first overall pick in the 1976 draft, had his best season in 1983.  he won 16 games and finished second in the league in strikeouts, helping the white sox get to the postseason. in september he hurled another 'brilliant 2-hit shutout', but this time it was against his old team, the mariners.

voici à vous, 1983 floyd bannister!

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