Wednesday, May 14, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #156 - Andy Messersmith


  • Andy Messersmith actually pitched for the New York Yankees in 1978. Messersmith was sold to the Yankees by the Atlanta Braves on December 7, 1977.
  • He had a tough time due to injuries. Andy pitched in only six games from late May to early July.
  • 1978 Stats: 
    • New York Yankees: 0-3, 5.64 ERA in 6 games (5 starts)
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • May 29 - Allowed no runs in five innings pitched but didn't get the decision as the Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 2-0. It was Andy's only outing in which he didn't give up any runs.