Fun card to create today, a “not so missing” 1973 “rookie” card for former catcher Vic Correll, who made his MLB debut with one game in 1972:
Correll, who I never realized came up with the Boston Red Sox, appeared
in his Big League debut on October 4th of 1972, going 2-for-4 at the
plate with a run scored and an RBI. Not bad.
He’d spend all of 1973 in the Minors before making it back, now as a
member of the Atlanta Braves where he’d play for four seasons, generally
as a platoon or back-up catcher never hitting over .238.
In 1978 he’d move on to the Cincinnati Reds where he would play the
final three years of his eight-year career, finishing up with a career
.229 batting average, with 259 hits over 1132 at-bats, with 29 homers
and 128 RBI’s in 410 games.