Here’s a “missing” 1970 card for Bill Davis, a player who already wrapped up a short three-year career as a part of the inaugural San Diego Padres of 1969:
Davis appeared in 31 games during the 1969 season, batting .175 with 10 hits over 57 at-bats while playing first base.
It’s the first action he saw in the Majors since the 1966 season when he
played in 23 games for the Cleveland Indians, for whom he came up the
previous year as a 23 year-old rookie.
All told he played 64 games in the Major Leagues in those three
abbreviated seasons, batting .181 with 19 hits in 105 at-bats in 64
A rather interesting footnote to his career is that he appeared in FIVE
straight Topps sets from 1965 through 1969 on a multi-player rookie
I cannot think of any other player that was subjected to such torture, having to share his card with another.
Lou Piniella comes close, with three cards (1964, 1968 & 1969)
before finally getting his own card in the 1970 set. After all, he did
win the A.L. Rookie of the Year in 1969 with the Kansas City Royals!