Tuesday, January 21, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #76 - Steve Ontiveros


  • Steve Ontiveros had his 1978 season shortened by an injury in late July. Even before the injury Steve was having a rough time. He was batting .143 in 44 games at the end of May and didn't get his average above .200 for good until June 19.
  • 1978 Stats: .243, 1 HR, 22 RBI in 82 games
  • 1978  Highlights:
    • June 11 - Had three hits to get his batting average to the .200 mark for the first time. The Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 7-4.
    • July 6 - Doubled, homered, and knocked in three runs in a losing cause as the Cubs lost to the New York Mets 9-6.