Monday, November 16, 2015

MISSING IN ACTION- 1973 BOBBY KNOOP

Let’s go and give former second baseman Bobby Knoop one last card as a Major League player, capping off his career with a 1973 Topps card:


Knoop finished off his nine-year career in 1972, playing in 44 games with the Kansas City Royals and hitting .237 with 23 hits over 97 at-bats.
Knoop was awarded three Gold Gloves for his excellent fielding, all consecutive between 1966-68 while with the California Angels, for whom he came up with.
In 1966 he was named to his only All-Star team, and also led the American League with 11 triples while hitting 17 homers and driving in 72 runs.
He’d retire with a .236 lifetime average, with 856 hits over 3622 at bats in 1153 games with the Angels, Chicago White Sox and Royals.
 

2 comments:

  1. Another name from the past. I think he had a bunch of hatless cards if I remember right.

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  2. I know him from the 1967 Topps Posters set. He is hat-less in the photo, too.

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