Monday, June 23, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #175 - Jerry Morales

  • After the 1977 season Jerry Morales was traded (with Steve Swisher and cash) to the St. Louis Cardinals for Hector Cruz and Dave Rader. Jerry was used as the Cardinals' starting right fielder for most of the season. Morales struggled in St. Louis and after the 1978 season he was traded to the Detroit Tigers.
  • 1978 Stats: .239, 4 HR, 46 RBI in 130 games
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • May 10 - Hit a 2-run home run to tie the game at 5-5 in the 5th inning. The Cardinals eventually beat the LA Dodgers 6-5.
    • May 30 - Had three hits and scored two runs as the Cardinals beat the New York Mets 8-2.