I’m collecting the 1973 set, slowly but surely. This post is the latest in my quest for the completion.
- Card Facts – Dusty Baker – Atlanta Braves – Card #215
- Purchase Price – $.11 (Ebay lot, 40/$4.25)
- On the back (toon) – Dusty was a broad-jumper in high school.
- “Dusty was the National League’s 3rd leading hitter in 1972. The fleet-footed speedster led Braves in Doubles and was 3rd in RBI’s behind Earl Williams & Hank Aaron.”
- Drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 26th round of the 1967 amateur draft.
- Debut – September 7, 1968
- 1968-1975 (Braves), 1976-1983 (Dodgers), 1984 (Giants), 1985-1986 (A’s)
- Born in Riverside, CA
It’s funny reading about how good Dusty was. Because most of what I know of him is as a manager. I read fleet-footed speedster and chuckled to myself.
- Cards posted in this set – 12
- Total price paid – $1.88
- Average price per card – $0.16
- Cards left to post – 672 (including NNO Checklists)