Friday, September 5, 2014

1978 Topps Baseball #202 - 1977 Home Run Leaders


  • George Foster obliterated the rest of the field in the home run race in 1977. George had one of those "once in a decade" seasons, leading the NL in home runs and in RBI.
  • Foster led the NL in home runs twice -- 1977 and in 1978.
  • Jim Rice led the AL in home runs three times -- 1977, 1978, and 1983.
  • Hall of Fame count:
    • National League - 3 (Mike Schmidt, Johnny Bench, and Gary Carter)
    • American League - 2 (Jim Rice and Reggie Jackson)