Thursday, June 19, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #173 - Robin Yount


  • Robin Yount didn't play his first 1978 game until May 6. Yount was 22 years old but was already playing in his fifth season. Robin was named to post season all star teams by The Sporting News, AP, UPI, and Baseball Bulletin.
  • 1978 Stats: .293, 9 HR, 71 RBI in 127 games
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • July 8 - Had three hits and scored two runs (including the tying run in the bottom of the 8th inning) in Milwaukee's come-from-behind 6-5 victory over the New York Yankees.
    • Sept 6 - Had four hits (including two home runs) and knocked in five runs as the Brewers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-0.
    • Sept 19 - Scored both runs and homered as the Brewers shut out the Yankees 2-0.