Friday, March 19, 2010

Random Topps Card of the Day: 1984 Topps #784 Leon Roberts

Thanks to the Topps Card Randomizer, introducing the Random Topps Card of the Day for Friday, March 19, 2010:

  • Official Card Set Name and Card Number: 1984 Topps #784.
  • Player Name, position, team: Leon Roberts, outfielder, Kansas City Royals.
  • Major League Debut: September 3, 1974.
  • Last Line of Statistics: 1983 stats (Royals): 84 G, 213 AB, 24 R, 55 H, 7 2B, 0 3B, 8 HR, 24 RBI, 1 SB, .404 SLG, 17 BB, 27 SO, .258 AVG.
  • Any special information about player: Drafted by Tigers #10th, June 1972. Traded Bats: right, Throws: right.
  • Any special information about this specific card: Roberts' twelfth and final regular Topps card (total includes both Topps and Topps Traded cards). Appropriately, Leon Kauffman Roberts (not to be confused with Leon Joseph Roberts) finished his playing career with the KC Royals. We're looking at 1984 again, the classic 80's set. The team name in big bold letters going down the left side of the card and the square picture with the headshot. The blurb on the back mentions that Leon's "drive hit left field foul pole for 2-run Homer in 4-1 verdict vs. Yankees, 05/02/1983."
  • Lo-Hi Beckett value: $0.05-$0.15.
  • How many cards of this player do I own?: 12 cards.
Tomorrow's card will be: 1979 Topps #291. Post will arrive at 1:00 PM CST. Flash forward with the blog tomorrow.


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