Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Card Tribute: Jack Clark

Jack Clark was a star for the Giants for several years in the 1970s and 1980s. Jack first came up to the Giants in late 1975 at the age of 19. He had another short stint with the Giants in 1976 before coming up to stay in 1977.
1977 Topps #488
136 games, .252, 13 HR, 51 RBI
1978 Topps #384
156 games, .306, 25 HR, 98 RBI, NL All Star, 5th in MVP voting

1979 Topps #512
143 games, .273, 26 HR, 86 RBI, NL All Star

1980 Topps #167
127 games, .284, 22 HR, 82 RBI

1981 Topps #30
99 games, .268, 17 HR, 53 RBI

1982 Topps #460
157 games, .274, 27 HR, 103 RBI

1983 Topps
135 games, .268, 20 HR, 66 RBI
1984 Topps #690
57 games, .320, 11 HR, 44 RBI

1985 Topps #740
Did not play for the Giants in 1985. Clark was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals before the season for David Green, Dave LaPoint, Gary Rajsich, and Jose Uribe.

Vote on which Jack Clark card you like the best (poll on the right-hand side).

3 comments:

steelehere said...

Gotta go with the Lee Mazzilli Rookie Card.

--David said...

I always liked Clark and have several of those late 70's/early 80's cards in my "non-Tribers" collection.

Jeff Bunnell said...

Gotta go with the '81. Also like the '78 because of the uni and the "Stick" in the background.