Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

1977 Topps Giants - Part 3 (outfielders)

L Willie Crawford (#642) didn't play for the Giants in 1977. He had been traded to the Giants after the 1976 season but before he could play with them Willie was traded with Rob Sperring to the Houston Astros for Rob Andrews and cash.

Jack Clark (#488) batted .252 with 13 HR and 51 RBI in his first full season.

Gary Thomasson (#496) batted .256 with 17 HR and 71 RBI in 145 games.

Larry Herndon (#397) played in 49 games and batted .239 in 109 at bats. He didn't play after June 18.

Bobby Murcer (#40) didn't play for the Giants in 1977. Before the season he was traded to the Chicago Cubs with Steve Ontiveros and an minor leaguer for Bill Madlock and Rob Sperring.

Others who played OF for the Giants but who didn't get a 1977 Topps Giants card:

Terry Whitfield (.285 with 7 HR in 326 AB)
Randy Elliott (.240 with 7 HR in 167 AB)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The Murcer card was one of the great photos of the Topps 70s sets.