1985 Topps #1 Draft Pick – Bob Horner
Bob Horner did exactly what was expected of him during his rookie season.
With the tag of ‘#1 Pick’ following him everywhere he went, Horner stepped up to the challenge and won the league’s Rookie of the Year award. In that 1978 season, Horner played in just 89 games but his numbers were solid enough to be tabbed as the top rookie. He smashed 23 home runs, collected 63 RBI, scored 50 runs and hit .266 in his rookie campaign.
In his career, Horner would be known as a power hitter. With 218 homers in 10 major league seasons, including (3)30+ efforts, Horner was a fan favorite for his ability to deliver the long ball.
Horner made the All-star team once in his career, during the 1982 season.
Overall ranking – 7 out of 10. 5 points earned for being a Rookie of the Year winner and additional points for 200+ home runs and making 1 All-star team.