Wednesday, October 7, 2015

MISSING IN ACTION-"IN ACTION" #49: 1972 TOMMY HARPER

Time to go and give former double-threat Tommy Harper a "missing" In-Action card in that glorious 1972 Topps set.
Check it out:


Harper put together a very nice 15-year Major League career, coming up with the Cincinnati Reds and going on to play for the Indians, Pilots, Brewers, Red Sox, Angels, A's and Orioles before hanging them up after the 1976 season.
Along the way he led the American League in steals twice (1969 and 1973), the National League in runs scored once (in 1965 with the Reds), and managed to put a 30-30 season together with the Brewers in 1970 (their inaugural season) when he hit 31 homers to go along with his 38 steals.
By the time he retired he totaled 408 steals in his career to go along with his 1600+ hits, 972 runs and 146 homers.

3 comments:

  1. You should've made an IN ACTION card of Harper on the Red Sox instead of the Brewers, seeing how his regular card in the '72 Topps set shows him as such. Did you not see this?

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    1. I wanted him "in action" with the team he played for in '71. A quirk of mine for the previous year! ;)

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  2. OK. So how about making another version of his regular '72 Topps card except in a Brewers uniform?

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