Friday, July 15, 2011

1980 milt may

milt may signed with the giants as a free agent in december of 1979. here is his 1980 o-pee-chee card:
here's the topps front:
now the o-pee-chee back:
and the topps back:
may had been purchased by the white sox early in the 1979 season after spending three years in detroit. he brought some stability to the giants catching position after a few years of trying marc hill/mike sadek/dennis littlejohn types in that role. in 1980, may hit .260 with 50 rbi and in the following year, he hit .310 and finished 25th in the league mvp voting. in 1983, the giants traded may back to pittsburgh, where his career had began, and he finished out his time in the big leagues as a pirate in 1984.

voici à vous, 1980 milt may!

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