Tuesday, August 18, 2015

MISSING IN ACTION- 1975 JIM TYRONE

Here's a 1975 "Missing in Action" card for Jim Tyrone, former outfielder for the Chicago Cubs and Oakland A's.
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Tyrone played in 57 games during the 1974 season, good for 87 plate appearances with 15 hits over 81 at-bats.
That translated into a .185 batting average with a triple and three homers, as well as 19 runs scored and three RBI's.
Evidently he was used as a pinch-runner a bit since his runs scored outnumbered his hit total, even with his six base on balls that year.
He played little during the 1975 season before missing out the entire 1976 year, finding himself in Oakland for the 1977 campaign.
Thus with his playing time in '77 he got his Topps card the following year in the sweet 1978 set.
But he would never play another Major League game after 1977, playing a few more years in the Oakland Minor League system until 1979 before retiring for good.

1 comment:

  1. Awesome. Will you do a card for brother Wayne?

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