Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Thursday, July 29, 2010

1962 Topps Giants - Part 2 (infielders)

#9 Jim Davenport batted .297 with 14 HR and 58 RBI in 1962.

#40 Orlando Cepeda batted .306 with 35 HR and 114 RBI in 1962. He was the starting first baseman in the two All Star Games in 1962 (0 for 3 with an RBI in the first game and 0 for 1 with a BB in the second game). Cepeda batted .158 in 19 AB in the 1962 World Series.
#188 Chuck Hiller batted .276 in 161 games. Hiller batted .269 in 26 AB in the 1962 World Series.


Ernie Bowman batted .190 in 42 AB in 1962. 
#390 Orlando Cepeda All Star. Cepeda was an NL All Star from 1959-1964 and again in 1967.

#401 Roger Maris/Orlando Cepeda

#565 Jose Pagan batted .259 in 164 games in 1962. Jose finished 11th in NL MVP voting and batted .368 in 19 AB in the 1962 World Series.

The Giants' infield was very durable in 1962 and didn't need much help. The following players also played infield in 1962 but didn't get a 1962 Topps card:

  • Manny Mota (.176 in 74 AB as an infielder and outfielder)
  • Cap Peterson (.167 in 7 AB)
  • Dick Phillips (.000 in 3 AB)

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