Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Saturday, September 25, 2010

1968 Topps Giants - part 3 (outfielders)

#50 Willie Mays

  • Willie Mays batted .289 with 23 HR and 79 RBI in 1968.
#223 Ollie Brown

  • Ollie Brown batted .232 in 95 AB for the Giants in 1968
  • Brown spent part of the season in AAA Phoenix
  • Ollie was the first player taken by the San Diego Padres in the expansion draft after the 1968 season
#309 Ken Henderson

  • Ken Henderson went 1 for 3 in three games for the Giants in 1968
  • Ken was in AAA Phoenix for  most of the season, where he hit .254 with 11 HR and 60 RBI.
#452 Jesus Alou
  • Jesus Alou batted .263 with 0 HR and 39 RBI in 120 games as the starting RF.
  • Alou was taken by the Montreal Expos in the expansion draft after the 1968 season.
#469 Ty Cline

  • Ty Cline batted .223 with 1 HR and 23 RBI in 116 games.
  • Cline was taken by the Montreal Expos in the expansion draft after the 1968 season
Others who played OF for the Giants in 1968 but didn't receive a 1968 Topps card:
  • Bobby Bonds (.254, 9 HR, 35 RBI in 81 games. This was his rookie season)
  • Dave Marshall (.264, 1 HR, 16 RBI in 76 games)

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