Saturday, May 17, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #159 - Lou Piniella




  • Although his batting average was down a bit from his career-high .330 in 1977, Lou Piniella had another good year for the Yankees. Lou was a big part of the Yankee offense in the late 70s.
  • 1978 Stats:
    • Regular Season: .314, 6 HR, 69 RBI in 130 games
    • AL Championship Series: .235 (4 for 17) in 4 games
    • World Series: .280 (7 for 25) in 6 games
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • May 2: Homered, knocked in two runs, and scored twice to help the Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2.
    • June 14: Had four hits and three RBI in New York's 11-9 win over the Seattle Mariners.
    • July 14: Went 4 for 5 with a home run and 2 RBI as the Yankees beat the Chicago White Sox 7-6.