Thursday, June 22, 2017

NOT REALLY MISSING IN ACTION- 1978 FRED ANDREWS

Here’s another “not so missing” card of a player that played the last of his Major League games by the time this card would have come out, former second baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies Fred Andrews:


Andrews appeared in 12 games for Philadelphia in 1977, batting .174 with four hits over 23 at-bats, with a triple and two runs batted in thrown in.
This would be after his first four games as a big league player in 1976 when he went 4-for-6 in a cup-of-coffee at the age of 24.
His totals in the Majors would end up being eight hits in 29 at-bats in 16 lifetime games, with a .276 batting average and four runs scored.

7 comments:

  1. Pretty obscure. Never heard of this guy

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    1. I actually remember him, in '77 he was supposed to replace outgoing free agent Dave Cash at second base until Ted Sizemore came along. Was traded to the Mets for Bud Harrelson and then disappeared.

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  2. I wonder who we have lurking about in the background?

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    1. Could be Tony Taylor #12 he was the Phillies hitting coach in 1977

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    2. That was going to be my guess but I didn't think he was a player still. Didn't even consider him being a coach! Thanx.

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  3. Never heard of the guy either but love the card. Aviators and puka shell necklace fit the era perfectly.

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    1. Yeah...add in the powder blue, tight unis, and this is about as 70s as it gets!

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