Monday, April 28, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #147 - Lee Mazzilli


  • Lee Mazzilli had the first of three good seasons in a row as the starting center fielder for the New York Mets in 1978. Lee's best year would be in 1979, but his 1978 season was a preview of things to come. 
  • 1978 Stats: .273, 16 HR, 61 RBI in 148 games
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • Apr 8 - Doubled and homered to help the Mets to a 6-5 victory over the Montreal Expos.
    • May 21 - Had three hits and scored three runs as the Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 in 10 innings. Mazzilli scored what would prove to be the winning run in the top of the 10th.
    • Aug 30 - Went 4 for 6 with a home run, three runs scored, and three RBI in the Mets' 10-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants.