Tuesday, January 28, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #83 - Bob Montgomery


  • Bob Montgomery was virtually nonexistent in the Boston lineup in 1978. Manager Don Zimmer wasn't keen on using his bench in 1978. Starting catcher Carlton Fisk started 150 games behind the plate in 1978, leaving only 13 starts for Montgomery and Fred Kendall.
  • 1978 Stats: .241 in 10 games
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • May 21 - Went 4 for 5 and knocked in four runs as the Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 9-3. Bob got more than half of his seven hits for the year in this one game.
    • Aug 30 - Had two hits in Boston's 8-7 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays