Tuesday, April 23, 2019

NOT REALLY MISSING IN ACTION- 1979 MIKE GRACE

Love creating cards like this!
Here’s a “not so missing” 1979 card for former Cincinnati Reds third baseman Mike Grace, who played his entire Major League career over the course of two weeks between April and May of 1978:


Grace appeared in five games, going 0-for-3 at the plate, thus representing the entire action of his Big League experience.
He would go on to play another five years of Pro Ball through the 1983 season, but would never get the chance to come up to the Majors again.
Nevertheless, the man made it to the top, and that’s more than I can say!
Cheers Mike!

3 comments:

  1. Nice card, not to be mistaken for the Phillies pitcher from the late 1990s with the same name.

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  2. Another exceptional NRMA selection!

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  3. Mike Grace was All State in all sports. Not many can say that. He played on the Reds second string to none other than PETE ROSE, not easy to get around that guy. Mike Grace refused to change his position from 3rd base in order to get more play time. If times had been different, his name could have been a household word. Best all around athlete of his time.

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