Thursday, July 31, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #194 - Derrel Thomas


  • Derrel Thomas played for the San Diego Padres in 1978. He was traded to the Padres for first baseman Mike Ivie in February 1978.
  • Thomas saw action at all four infield positions and in left and right field during the season. 
  • After the season Thomas became a free agent and signed with the LA Dodgers.
  • 1978 Stats: .227, 3 HR, 26 RBI in 128 games
  • 1978 Highlights:
    • May 2 - Knocked in both runs of San Diego's 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
    • May 31 - Had two hits, knocked in two runs, and scored another run as the Padres beat the LA Dodgers 3-1.
    • June 17 - Went 4 for 4 to help the Padres beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-0.