Sunday, November 21, 2010

1985 dave lapoint

hey there! we're starting 'dave lapoint days' here at oh my o-pee-chee! come along for the ride!

in february of 1985, dave lapoint was traded from the cardinals to the giants. here is his 1985 o-pee-chee card:
here's the topps front: 
now the o-pee-chee back:
and the topps back: 
lapoint lost his first 4 starts of the season before he shutout his former team, the cardinals, with a 6-hitter on cinco de mayo. he also lost his last 6 starts of the season, and lost a total of 17 games for the giants in 1985, although his era was 3.57. he threw 206.2 innings over 31 starts in which the giants were 8-23. after the season, lapoint was traded to detroit.

voici à vous, 1985 dave lapoint!

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