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Saturday, December 24, 2011

1981 Topps-Ross Baumgarten #398

I’m collecting the 1981 set, slowly but surely. This post is the latest in my quest for the completion.
81topps-rossbaumgarten398
  • Card Facts – Ross Baumgarten – Chicago White Sox – card #398
  • Purchase Price – $0.11 (part of a lot – 9/$.99)
  • On the back (toon, bottom left) – Picked up victory in major league debut, August 16, 1978
  • On the back (toon, bottom right) – Eleven days later he tossed his first big league shutout.
  • Drafted by the White Sox in the 20th round.
  • Debut – August 16, 1978
  • 1978-1981 (White Sox), 1982 (Pirates)
  • Born in Highland Park, IL
Was 4th place on Rookie of the Year voting in 1979 after a 13 win season.  The only time in his career where his win total reached double digits.  Was 0-5 in the National League after being traded to the Pirates.
  • Cards I have in this set – 4
  • Total price paid – $0.44
  • Average price per card – $0.11
  • Cards left to purchase – 722

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