Tuesday, June 15, 2010

1974 hank aaron special (1962 - 1963)

here's the next installment of the hank aaron special subset, o-pee-chee style.  this time it's the 1974 hank aaron special (1962 - 1963):
here's the topps front:
now the o-pee-chee back:
and the topps back:
another photo variation for the hammer.  the o-pee-chee back covers the hank highlights from 1954-1958, while topps goes from 1954-1963.  i didn't know that hank 'wally pipped' bobby thomson.  that's good info.  and we learn that 'world champion' is 'des champions du monde' in french.  awesome.

voici à vous, 1974 hank aaron special (1962 - 1963)!

1 comment:

  1. Yeah, interesting note about Bobby Thomson. Especially like this back quote:

    "Although Hank didn't lead the league in any one category, he nonetheless was awesome in his attack on National League pitchers."