Thursday, July 28, 2011

1979 mike hargrove

mike hargrove, the 1974 al rookie of the year, was traded by the rangers to the padres in october of 1978. here is his 1979 o-pee-chee card:
here's the topps front:
now the o-pee-chee back:
and the topps back:
in san diego, hargrove struggled to hit .200. in 52 games he managed to bat just .192 with only 5 extra base hits (all doubles) and 8 rbi. as a result, the padres sent him back to the american league in a june 1979 deal with the cleveland indians. for the tribe after the trade, a happy hargrove hit .325 with 10 home runs and 56 rbi in 100 games. he spent the next 6 seasons in cleveland before retiring after the 1985 campaign.

voici à vous, 1979 mike hargrove!

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