rick rhoden's facsimilie autograph took a trip on his 1977 o-pee-chee card:
here's the topps front:
now the o-pee-chee back:
and the topps back:
rhoden followed up his 12 win all-star season in 1976 with a 16 win campaign. he pitched 4 complete games, including a shutout, and also hit 3 home runs along the way. in the postseason, rhoden threw 4+ key scoreless innings against the phillies in game 3 of the nlcs - the 'black friday' game. he also pitched well in relief during game 4 of the world series, although the results were not the same as the yankees won out.