Wednesday, July 7, 2010

1980 bob watson

bob watson spent half a season in boston before signing as a free agent with the yankees in november of 1979.  here's his 1980 o-pee-chee card:
here's the topps front:
now the o-pee-chee back:
and the topps back:
watson took over at first for the departed chris chambliss and helped the yankees get back to the postseason in 1980.  he hit .500 with an ops of 1.417 in their alcs loss to the royals that year.  in 1981, he hit .438 in the alds against the brewers and then .318 with 2 home runs and 7 rbi in the world series against the dodgers.

voici à vous, 1980 bob watson!

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