Thursday, February 27, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #16 - Roy White


  • Roy White was no longer the everyday left fielder for the Yankees in 1978. White played in 103 games, the fewest since 1967. Roy had a good September, batting .337 to help the Yankees come back from a large deficit to take the AL East title.
  • 1978 Stats:
    • Regular Season: .269, 8 HR, 43 RBI in 103 games
    • AL Championship Series: .313 (5 for 16) in 4 games
      World Series: .333 (8 for 24) in 6 games
  • 1978 Highlights
    • July 23 - Went 3 for 4 with a run scored in  New York's 3-1 win over the Chicago White Sox
    • Sept 5 - Hit a 3-run homer in the fourth inning to lead the Yankees to a 4-2 win over the Detroit Tigers