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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/

Thursday, January 5, 2012

1981 Topps–Garry Maddox #160

I’m collecting the 1981 set, slowly but surely. This post is the latest in my quest for the completion.

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  • Card Facts – Garry Maddox – Philadephia Phillies – Card #160
  • Purchase Price – $0.05 (ebay lot – 100/$4.99)
  • On the back (toon, bottom left) – none
  • On the back (toon, bottom right) – none
  • On the back – Garry had over 20 thefts each of the past 8 years.
  • Drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 2nd round of the 1968 amateur draft.
  • Debut – April 25, 1972.
  • 1972-1975 (Giants), 1975-1986 (Phillies)
  • Born in Cincinnati, OH

Won 9 straight gold gloves from 1975-1982 as a centerfielder.  All but 27 of his games were in centerfield and only 6 of the 27 were in right field.  Garry played in 6 postseasons, 2 World Series, winning one of them (1983), all with Philadelphia. 

  • Cards I have posted in this set – 14
  • Total price paid – $1.24
  • Average price per card – $0.09
  • Cards left to post – 712

1 comment:

  1. And he was on the board of directors for the Philadelphia Fed!
    http://www.philadelphiafed.org/about-the-fed/directors-and-councils/directors/maddox/

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