Hank Aaron 2000 Topps Commemorative Set – Card #20 – 1973 Topps Design
I continue to work to add more cards from this set to my collection set since officially declaring that I wanted to build the full set as one of my 2013 collecting goals.
This is the 20th card in the set, a re-print of Aaron’s 1973 Topps baseball card:
It’s nice to see Aaron playing defense on a card for a change…
As for Aaron’s 1973 baseball season, he was showing signs of turning 40-years old as he only played in 120 games, but he was still performing pretty consistently. Hank Aaron had a batting average of .301 in 1973 and had an on-base percentage of .402. He connected for 40 home runs while driving in 96 and scoring 84 times. Aaron struck out 51 times in 465 at-bats during the 1973 baseball season – and he walked 68 times.