Welcome

This blog is about sports and sports cards. Which both I love to talk about. My teams are as follows - MLB - Chicago White Sox, NCAA - Michigan Wolverines & NFL - Indianapolis Colts. Although I post my Michigan stuff to another site now - check it out at http://toomanymarios.blogspot.com/

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

1981 Topps–Johnny Grubb #545

I’m collecting the 1981 set, slowly but surely. This post is the latest in my quest for the completion.
81topps-johnnygrubb545
  • Card Facts – Johnny Grubb – Texas Rangers – Card # 545
  • Purchase Price – $0.11 (part of a lot – 9/$.99)
  • On the back (toon, bottom left) – none
  • On the back (toon, bottom right) – none
  • Drafted by the Padres in the 1st round (24th pick) in 1971.
  • Debut – September 10, 1972
  • 1972-1976 (Padres), 1977-1978 (Indians), 1978-1982 (Rangers), 1983-1987 (Tigers)
  • Born in Richmond, VA
Played 16 seasons in the majors.  Played most of those games in that 16 seasons in all 3 outfield positions.  And played a handful of games (17) at 1st and 3rd base as well.  Was 6th in Rookie of the Year voting in 1973 and made the all-star game in 1974.  Johnny led off his 1979 season with a home run.
  • Cards I have posted in this set – 7
  • Total price paid – $0.77
  • Average price per card – $0.11
  • Cards left to post – 719

No comments:

Post a Comment