Here’s a “missing” 1975 Topps card for former New York Met George Theodore, he of a short two-year stint with in the Majors in 1973 and 1974:
Theodore did get a card in the 1974 set after his rookie year of ‘73,
but after appearing in 60 games during the 1975 season, it didn’t
warrant a card the following year in Topps’ eyes, and considering he
never played another Major League game again, they made the right
For the ‘74 season, Theodore hit .158 with 12 hits over 76 at-bats,
giving him a combined .219 career batting average based on 42 hits in
192 at-bats over 105 games.