Saturday, July 28, 2012

1977 jim rooker

both the facsimile autograph and the photo moved up in the window of jim rooker's 1977 o-pee-chee card:
here's the topps front:
now the o-pee-chee back:
and the topps back:
rooker finished up a run of 5 straight years with double digit victories in 1977.  he was 14-9 for the pirates with a 3.09 era.  rooker also threw 2 shutouts that year, the last of his career.  he later pitched in the 1979 world series with the bucs both as a reliever and a starter, earning a part of a world championship with a 1.08 era in 8.2 innings pitched.

voici à vous, 1977 jim rooker!

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