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Ron Santo 1966 Topps

Ron Santo 1966 Topps

We’re going old school right here!  All the way back to 1966…

Just look at how nice this baseball card of Chicago Cubs’ superstar Ron Santo is.  A truly basic design, but it works so well.

I love these vintage cards.  And while it took me quite some time to find a ’66 Santo at a decent price, I am very happy that I held out for this one as it is in great shape.

A quick peek at Santo’s numbers from the 1966 – 175 hits, .312 batting average, 21 doubles, 30 home runs, 94 RBI, 93 runs scored, and a league leading .412 on-base percentage.  In ’66 Santo was an All-Star, Gold Glove winner, and finished in 12th place for the NL MVP award.

Not bad at all.

We miss you #10!!!

Ron Santo 1972 Topps ‘In-Action’

Ron Santo 1972 Topps ‘In-Action’

I love the thought of the ‘In-Action’ themed baseball cards that Topps produced a few decades back. 

The best part about the ‘In-Action’ cards??  They were bonus cards, as each player in the set was also represented with a ‘base’ card.  For a player collector, that is baseball card heaven!!!

It’s just really bad that Topps used a photo like this one of Ron Santo:

One of the most popular and fun-to-watch Chicago Cubs players of all-time, and this was the image that they used to show him ‘In-Action’??  Very disappointed in the effort, but thrilled to add a new card of Santo to my collection that honors his legendary baseball career!!!