Monday, January 6, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #61 - Larvell Blanks


  • Larvell Blanks started the 1978 season as the starting shortstop for the Cleveland Indians. Larvell struggled defensively and in mid-May was replaced by Tom Veryzer. Blanks was a backup from 1978 until the end of his major league career in 1980.
  • 1978 Stats: .254, 2 HR, 20 RBI in 70 games
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • May 9 - Went 2 for 4 with 2 runs scored in Cleveland's 5-4 win over the Seattle Mariners.
    • July 3 - Had three hits, including a home run, and knocked in three runs as the Indians beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-0.