Here's a "traded" card for former slugger Richie Zisk, who was traded from the Pirates to the White Sox during the 1976-1977 off-season.
Check it out:
Zisk arguably had his best Major League season in 1977, slamming 30 home runs along with a .290 batting average, with 101 runs batted in and 78 runs scored, giving him a starting all-star berth and some MVP consideration.
That 1977 White Sox team was a good one, based in large part to the fire power they had in their line-up, as they finished 90-72 for the season.
Besides Zisk and his 30 homers, they also got strong contributions from Oscar Gamble (31 homers), Eric Soderholm (25 homers), Chet Lemon (19 homers), Jim Spencer (18 homers), and Lamar Johnson (18 homers).
As a team the ChiSox ended up hitting 192 homers for the year, very nice muscle display!
As for Zisk, he'd end up playing for 13-years, hitting 207 home runs with 792 RBI's and 681 runs scored with a surprisingly nice .287 batting average over 1453 games and 5144 at-bats.
He started two consecutive all-star games for the American League in 1977 and 1978, and us card-nuts all know how he was "robbed" of an all-star designation on his 1978 Topps card.