the difference in the crop is tough to see (check the amount of overhang visible to the right of the bat) on al oliver's 1977 cards, but the relocated facsimile autograph is pretty obvious. here is oliver's 1977 o-pee-chee card:
and the topps back:
after the season, oliver was included in the four-team trade that saw him land in texas, creating the need for his 1978 o-pee-chee variation.
voici à vous, 1977 al oliver!
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