Daily Archives: June 23, 2014

Dustin Pedroia 2012 Topps Heritage

Dustin Pedroia 2012 Topps Heritage

This is standard Little League right here…

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Just like my son’s picture from this past season’s team and individual pictures.  Line up the kids in front of a fence and bang out the pictures, one-by-one.

Gotta love it!

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1975 Topps Set Card 163/660 – #6 – ’74 Highlights, Mike Marshall

1975 Topps Set Card 163/660 – #6 – ’74 Highlights, Mike Marshall

Progress: 163/660

Player Name:  Mike Marshall

Team:  Los Angeles Dodgers

Highlights:  Mike Marshall hurls in 106 games.

The Story:  The title says it all – Marshall made 106 appearances for the Dodgers during the 1974 baseball season, a league high.  He finished the year with a 15-12 record alongside a league-leading 21 saves.  In 208 innings of work, Marshall gave up 191 hits and 66 runs en route to a 3.29 ERA.

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1975 Topps Set Card 162/660 – #385 – Dock Ellis, Pirates

1975 Topps Set Card 162/660 – #385 – Dock Ellis, Pirates

Progress: 162/660

Player Name:  Dock Ellis

Team:  Pittsburgh Pirates

Position:  Pitcher

Image Style:  Posed Action

Years In The Major Leagues:  12 seasons, 1968-79

Notes From His 1975 Season:  Ellis pitched in 27 games for the Pirates in 1975.  He compiled a win-loss record of 8-9 with 5 complete games and 2 shutouts.  In 140 innings of work, Ellis allowed 163 hits and 69 runs.  He had an ERA of 3.79.

Notes From Career:  Dock Ellis was a 1-time All-Star during his major league career.  He started 317 games during his playing days and put together a record of 138-119 with a career ERA of 3.46.  Ellis struck out 1,136 batters in 2,128 innings or work while allowing 958 runs.  Ellis was a member of the 1971 World Series championship winning Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Did You Know…

After being the fourth player selected during the 1984 amateur baseball draft, Cory Snyder connected for 24, 33, and 26 home runs in his first three seasons with the Cleveland Indians.

Cory Snyder