Thursday, May 8, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #153 - Steve Stone


  • The expression on his face really matches his last name.
  • Steve Stone led the White Sox with 12 victories in 1978. It was the second year he led the team in that category.
  • After the 1978 season Stone went to the Baltimore Orioles as a free agent. He would have his Cy Young season in 1980 and then pitch in his final major league game a year later.
  • 1978 Stats: 12-12, 4.37 ERA in 30 starts
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • June 5 - Pitched a 2-0 shutout against the Cleveland Indians
    • July 24 - Earned the win by pitching a complete game and allowing only one run in Chicago's 5-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.