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
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
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.