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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

1981 Topps–Rick Cerone #335

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

81topps-rickcerone335

  • Card Facts – Rick Cerone – New York Yankees – Card #335
  • Purchase Price – $0.05 (ebay lot – 100/$4.99)
  • On the back (toon, bottom left) – Holds nearly every offensive record at Seton Hall University.
  • On the back (toon, bottom right) – Threw 13 Touchdown passes as a high school senior.
  • Drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 1975 amateur draft.
  • Debut – August 17, 1975
  • 1975-1976 (Indians), 1977-1979 (Blue Jays), 1980-1984, 1987, 1990 (Yankees), 1985 (Braves), 1986 (Brewers), 1988-1989 (Red Sox), 1991 (Mets), 1992 (Expos)
  • Born in Newark, NJ

I only remember him from the Yankees.  Not sure why a team would get rid of you 3 different times.  I would think there was a reason they did the 1st time, let alone the 2nd.  I like the helmet on this card.  I remember collecting a bunch of those when I was young.

  • Cards posted in this set – 23
  • Total price paid – $1.69
  • Average price per card – $0.07
  • Cards left to post – 704

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