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1978 Topps Baseball #283 - Omar Moreno
Omar Moreno led the NL with 71 stolen bases in 1978. Moreno batted only .235 but he had a career high with 81 walks. Moreno usually batted second behind leadoff man Frank Taveras. 1978 Stats : .235, 2 HR, 33 RBI, 95 runs scored in 155 games. 1978 Highlights...
Omar Moreno led the NL with 71 stolen bases in 1978. Moreno batted only .235 but he had a career high with 81 walks. Moreno usually batted second behind leadoff man Frank Taveras. 1978 Stats: .235, 2 HR, 33 RBI, 95 runs score...
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1978 Topps Baseball #280 - Buddy Bell
This was Buddy Bell's last season as a Cleveland Indian. After the 1978 season Bell was traded to the Texas Rangers for Toby Harrah. The deal wasn't popular with Cleveland fans. There was trade talk during the 1978 winter meetings involving Bell. When he wa...
This was Buddy Bell's last season as a Cleveland Indian. After the 1978 season Bell was traded to the Texas Rangers for Toby Harrah. The deal wasn't popular with Cleveland fans. There was trade talk during the 1978 winter mee...
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1978 Topps Baseball #278 - Enrique Romo
Enrique Romo didn't get to the major leagues until he was 29 years old. Romo pitched in the Mexican League from 1966-1976.  In April 1977 Romo was purchased by the Seattle Mariners. Romo had a good season -- he was 8-10 with a 2.83 ERA in 58 games (3 starts...
Enrique Romo didn't get to the major leagues until he was 29 years old. Romo pitched in the Mexican League from 1966-1976.  In April 1977 Romo was purchased by the Seattle Mariners. Romo had a good season -- he was 8-10 with ...
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1978 Topps Baseball #276 - Bill Bonham
Bill Bonham was traded to the Reds for pitchers Woodie Fryman and Bill Caudill before the 1978 season. The Reds were in the running for Vida Blue, but they settled for Bonham instead. Bill Bonham missed a total of seven weeks in 1978 due to elbow trouble. H...
Bill Bonham was traded to the Reds for pitchers Woodie Fryman and Bill Caudill before the 1978 season. The Reds were in the running for Vida Blue, but they settled for Bonham instead. Bill Bonham missed a total of seven weeks...
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Fred Norman was the Reds' #2 starter in 1976. Norman was 8-5 with a 2.98 ERA at the end of June, but he tailed off in the last three months of the season.  Fred was an important part of the Cincinnati pitching staff during the Big Red Machine years. 1978 St...
Fred Norman was the Reds' #2 starter in 1976. Norman was 8-5 with a 2.98 ERA at the end of June, but he tailed off in the last three months of the season.  Fred was an important part of the Cincinnati pitching staff during th...
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1978 Topps Baseball #270 - Carlton Fisk
Carlton Fisk made his sixth AL All Star team in 1978 (he went 0 for 2). It would have been seven in a row if it weren't for an injury in 1975.  Fisk only led the team in one category (39 doubles), but he was a very important part of the Red Sox lineup. Carl...
Carlton Fisk made his sixth AL All Star team in 1978 (he went 0 for 2). It would have been seven in a row if it weren't for an injury in 1975.  Fisk only led the team in one category (39 doubles), but he was a very important ...
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1978 Topps Baseball #281 - Eric Rasmussen
Eric Rasmussen started the 1978 season with the Cardinals but on May 26 he was traded to the San Diego Padres for George Hendrick. Hendrick had lost his starting job to Oscar Gamble and wanted to be traded. Eric got off to an inauspicious start with the Pad...
Eric Rasmussen started the 1978 season with the Cardinals but on May 26 he was traded to the San Diego Padres for George Hendrick. Hendrick had lost his starting job to Oscar Gamble and wanted to be traded. Eric got off to an...
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1978 Topps Baseball #279 - Bill Virdon
Bill Virdon was a solid center fielder during his 12 year major league career.  Virdon was originally signed by the New York Yankees in 1950. Bill played in the New York minor league system from 1950-1953 and then was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals in a ...
Bill Virdon was a solid center fielder during his 12 year major league career.  Virdon was originally signed by the New York Yankees in 1950. Bill played in the New York minor league system from 1950-1953 and then was traded ...
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1978 Topps Baseball #277 - Bruce Boisclair
Bruce Boisclair was mostly a pinch hitter and backup right fielder in 1978. Boisclair started 40 games in right field, mostly in April and May.  After another year as a backup outfielder in 1979, Bruce was released during spring training in 1980 and played ...
Bruce Boisclair was mostly a pinch hitter and backup right fielder in 1978. Boisclair started 40 games in right field, mostly in April and May.  After another year as a backup outfielder in 1979, Bruce was released during spr...
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1978 Topps Baseball #275 - Dan Ford
For some reason I used to get Dan Ford and Al Cowens mixed up. They were both American League outfielders. All of my favorite teams (the Giants and whoever Pete Rose played for) were in the National League, so I usually only became interested in the AL duri...
For some reason I used to get Dan Ford and Al Cowens mixed up. They were both American League outfielders. All of my favorite teams (the Giants and whoever Pete Rose played for) were in the National League, so I usually only ...
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1978 Topps Baseball #271 - Randy Lerch
In his second full season Randy Lerch had his career high with 11 victories. Randy was third on the club in starts. Lerch hit three home runs during the season and batted .250.  1978 Stats: Regular Season: 11=8, 3.96 ERA in 33 games (28 starts) NL Champions...
In his second full season Randy Lerch had his career high with 11 victories. Randy was third on the club in starts. Lerch hit three home runs during the season and batted .250.  1978 Stats: Regular Season: 11=8, 3.96 ERA in ...
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1978 Topps Baseball #269 - Wayne Twitchell
Wayne Twitchell was a starting pitcher until mid-June. He got off to a rough start (3-6, 5.40 ERA) and went to the bullpen in late June. Wayne made two more starts in July (both losses) and spent the rest of the season as a middle reliever. Twitchell was re...
Wayne Twitchell was a starting pitcher until mid-June. He got off to a rough start (3-6, 5.40 ERA) and went to the bullpen in late June. Wayne made two more starts in July (both losses) and spent the rest of the season as a m...
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