Monday, March 17, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #121 - Alvis Woods

  • Alvis Woods started the 1978 season with the Toronto Blue Jays. After going 2 for 17 (.113) in six games Woods was sent to AAA in mid April. Alvis played well for Syracuse and was brought back up in late July. Woods was the starting left fielder for most of the last 2 1/2 months of the 1978 season.
  • 1978 Stats: 
    • Toronto Blue Jays: .241, 3 HR, 25 RBI in 62 games
    • Syracuse Chiefs (AAA): .310, 11 HR, 49 RBI in 81 games
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • Aug 8: Went 3 for 4 and scored the go-ahead run in the top of the 9th inning of Toronto's 5-4 win over the Kansas City Royals.
    • Aug 25: Had a home run and two doubles and knocked in four runs as the Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 7-3.