Friday, January 22, 2010

Random Topps Card of the Day: 1983 Topps #25 Hal McRae

Thanks to the Topps Card Randomizer, introducing the Random Topps Card of the Day for Friday, January 22, 2010:

  • Official Card Set Name and Card Number: 1983 Topps #25.
  • Player Name, position, team: Hal McRae, designated hitter-outfielder, Kansas City Royals.
  • Major League Debut: July 11, 1968.
  • Last Line of Statistics: 1982 stats (Royals): 159 G, 613 AB, 91 R, 189 H, 46 2B, 8 3B, 27 HR, 133 RBI, 4 SB, .542 SLG, 55 BB, 61 SO, .308 AVG.
  • Any special information about player: Drafted by Reds #5th, June 1965. Traded by the Reds to the Royals 12/01/1972. Bats: right, Throws: right.
  • Any special information about this specific card: McRae's fifteenth regular Topps card (total includes both Topps and Topps Traded cards). The long-time Royals veteran is seen in two pictures on his card. The main one is of him ready to swing for the fences. Below is a circle formed by the two colored borders that holds the headshot. Stats on the back are a bit difficult to read only because McRae has more than 14 lines of statistics to digest. The blurb below the stats features both his inside-the-park home run against the Yankees on 06/04/1982 and a grand slam on 07/06/1982.
  • Lo-Hi Beckett value: $0.10-$0.30.
  • How many cards of this player do I own?: 22 cards.
Tomorrow's card will be: 1989 Topps Traded #92T. Post will arrive at 1:00 PM CST. Join us then, won't you?


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