Thursday, February 5, 2015

JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT- 1970'S BASEBALL TRIVIA PART #86: MORE BASEBALL CARDS




Here's another quiz based on Topps baseball cards during the 1970's.
See how much you know about those sets from the decade!
Answers posted tomorrow…
  1. Who was the first player to sport a mustache on a card in the 1970's? This was actually the first Topps card EVER to do so.
  2. Who was the player depicted in the 1976 set as winning the Bubble Blowing contest of the year before?
  3. Though not shown on the front of the card in 1972 (#624), who was the Topps Minor League Player of the Year for 1971 as listed on the back of the card?
  4. What manager was missing from the awesome 1978 manager card sub-set?
  5. Can you name the FIVE Oakland A's all-stars in the 1976 set?
***SPOILER ALERT! ANSWERS BELOW:

1. Richie Allen, 1971.

2. Kurt Bevacqua.

3. Bobby Grich.

4. Alex Grammas, Brewers.

5. Joe Rudi, Gene Tenace, Reggie Jackson, Bert Campaneris and Vida Blue. 

4 comments:

  1. 1) Dick Allen, 2) Kurt Bevacqua, 3) Bobby Grich, 4) Alex Grammas (Milwaukee Brewers), 5) Joe Rudi, Reggie Jackson, Gene Tenace, Vida Blue, and Bert Campaneris.

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  2. https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-126iGrp_7LY/VNOlo-RLweI/AAAAAAAAfK4/u7RHbpsnadI/s912/Alex_Grammas_MIL_Mgr.jpg
    The missing card was found...albeit on my hard drive, but found indeed :)

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    1. AWESOME!!
      You know I just realized I designed a "missing" 1978 George Bamberger a while back, and JUST saw my error. It should have been a Grammas card! Ugh!
      Thanks! Great looking Grammas card!

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    2. Fan of the Grammas card....!

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