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Thursday, December 29, 2011

1981 Topps-Rob Picciolo #604

I’m collecting the 1981 set, slowly but surely. This post is the latest in my quest for the completion.
81topps-robpicciolo604
  • Card Facts – Rob Picciolo – Oakland A’s – Card # 604
  • Purchase Price – $0.11 (part of a lot – 9/$.99)
  • On the back (toon, bottom left) – Batted .403 as a high school senior in 1971. 
  • On the back (toon, bottom right) – Was Santa Monica City College MVP in 1972-73. 
  • Drafted by the A’s in the 1st round (4th pick) in 1975.
  • Debut – April 9, 1977.
  • 1977-1982, 1985 (Athletics), 1982-1983 (Brewers), 1984 (Angels)
  • Born in Santa Monica, CA
Rob went to Pepperdine University.  He led the southern league shortstops in douple play’s in 1975.  He played all the infield and outfield positions during his professional career.  But only 6 games combined at the outfield positions with the most of his career at shortstop.
  • Cards I have posted in this set – 8
  • Total price paid – $0.88
  • Average price per card – $0.11
  • Cards left to post – 718

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